"Maintaining fitness is a high priority for people of all ages, especially those of us addicted to tennis. This book can help you improve not only your game but your quality of life as well."—David N. Dinkins, USTA and USPTR Board Member and former mayor of New York City.
"It would be hard to find a more comprehensive or comprehensible guide to preparing for tennis play, not to mention preventing and treating tennis injuries. Every tennis player—beginning, intermediate, and advanced—could benefit from Dr. Levy's and Mark Fuerst's efforts."—Shimon-Craig Van Collie, author of Tennis: The Lifetime Sport.
From the authors of the classic Sports Injury Handbook, this top-notch manual of easy-to-follow tennis do's and don'ts is all you need to prevent injuries, treat common symptoms, and improve your conditioning, flexibility, and strength, so you can pick up the pace on your serve or unload a return that won't come back. Dr. Allan Levy's practical knowledge of tennis fitness is indispensable for players at every skill level—from absolute beginners to club champions.
Developed from his own experience treating recreational and professional tennis players, Dr. Levy's program features refreshingly simple stretches and exercises you can do on or off the court. For ease of use, the main part of the book is organized by area of the body. You'll learn how to recognize and treat injuries and determine when it is safe to play again. Packed with clear illustrations and practical advice, the Tennis Injury Handbook features:
The best thing about this book are the workout tips that will help you avoid injury. That's mainly what I got out of it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by James Pinneo
Wonderful book as you continue to play tennis throughout the years. As your body starts to fall apart this is the book I want on my nightstand...Published on September 15, 2011 by Harvey P.
I bought it for the tennis specific strengthening and physical therapy exercises. Very happy with the purchase!Published on April 20, 2008 by Jones
Excellent book. Concise and accurate. I've used it multiple times and refer to it often as needed. Well worth the price.Published on January 9, 2007 by Paul M. Rotunda