Science and technology have contributed immensely to the establishment of tennis as one of the world's major sports. The science involved is interdisciplinary, encompassing design, engineering, physics, sports science, biomechanics and many other areas.
This book brings together a selection of international papers collated by the International Tennis Federation Technical Department. The papers come from a variety of sources including manufacturers, universities, national ruling bodies and the International Tennis Federation. Four main themes - equipment, sports science, facilities and the game itself - are covered, representing work carried out in over 20 countries.
The themes dealt with are diverse and comprehensive, ranging from the construction of a championship grass court to the technical intricacies of the aerodynamics of tennis balls. The role of the player is also considered making this an important book for all those involved in the game of tennis, from researchers to coaches and players.
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The science of tennis has moved on rapidly in recent decades with the introduction of new materials for rackets, artificial surfaces and new designs of tennis ball. Players are becoming more aware of coaching methods and the psychology of the game. This book aims to bring together all technical aspects of the game of tennis in one volume. The themes covered are facilities, equipment, coaching, psychology and analysis of play.
The book will be of value to sports scientists, biomechanics, engineers and all of a technical nature interested in the science and technology of tennis.
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