Tennis has undergone a radical transformation from its beginnings as a genteel lawn game played with wooden rackets. Today, the sport draws elite athletes as diverse as the tournaments they compete in for titles, trophies and top seeding. The sport is attracting a new generation of young athletes whose agility, speed, strength and flexibility help them dominate the court.
Tennis is also a very popular recreational sport, because almost anyone can play. To keep young tennis players healthy, the Children’s Sports Medicine Program offers the following tips for training, nutrition, safety and avoiding injuries.