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UK tennis players at risk of injury

19th July 2007

A new study says that young British tennis players should spend less time on court because of the danger of spinal damage.

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital carried out a study of 33 elite young players and found intensive training was damaging their spines. Experts say that the top players need to put in about 10,000 hours work over a decade but the new study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, calls for a rethink of how that time is spent.


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