Tennis and Racquet Sports, Injuries in

Injuries are common in players of racquet sports. A retrospective analysis of sports injuries in 2000 showed squash injuries to be more frequent than tennis and badminton injuries, with more men injured overall than women and with persons over age 25 more vulnerable to injuries. The higher proportion of squash injuries were attributed to greater physical stress and more contact. Acute traumatic injuries were seen especially in squash players, most often affecting the knee, lumbar region, and ankle. The most common tennis injuries ...

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