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Book reveals professional training secrets

Champaign, IL— Professional tennis players know that proper conditioning can add power and stamina to their game, which explains the extensive training they undergo to improve their performance on the court. Now every tennis player has access to the conditioning plans used by the pros in Conditioning for Tennis iPad Version With Video. The enhanced e-book explains how to make the most out of training time with exercises, drills, and programs designed to:

Featuring 75 video clips, 62 photos, and 13 slideshows, this iPad-compatible book takes players onto the court and into the gym to demonstrate the drills and exercises used by the pros.

Endorsed by the United States Tennis Association, Conditioning for Tennis iPad Version With Video offers a comprehensive guide to developing the highest level of athleticism for success in the sport.

ABOUT THE iPad Book with Video

E. Paul Roetert and Todd Ellenbecker
Available June 2011 — $19.99
ISBN 978-1-4504-1639-9

ABOUT THE DEVELOPER

Based in Champaign, Illinois, Human Kinetics strives to help people worldwide lead healthier, more active lives. In the physical activity field, recreational and organized sports are a major focus. Human Kinetics customers include scholars who study physical activity and health issues; professionals who apply sport, physical activity, and health knowledge in delivering useful services; and the public who engage in fitness and sport activities in many forms and who benefit from living healthier lifestyles. The company is committed to providing accurate information and education packaged and delivered at affordable prices. Technology is a key driving force in improving products and their accessibility.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

E. Paul Roetert, PhD, is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), where he is responsible for promoting leadership, research, education, and best practices in the professions that support creative, healthy, and active lifestyles.

Prior to this position, Roetert was the Managing Director of the United State Tennis Association’s (USTA’s) Player Development Program and Tournament Director of the U.S. Open Junior Tennis Championships from 2002 to 2009. He has also served as the Executive Director of the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and as the Administrator of Sport Science for the USTA, where he developed the sport science program.

Roetert has published extensively in the field of tennis, including several books, more than 20 book chapters, and over 100 articles. He is a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine, a Master Professional with the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA), and an Honorary Professional of the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR). He was the 2002 Educational Merit Award recipient from the International Tennis Hall of Fame for outstanding service to the game of tennis. Roetert holds a PhD in biomechanics from the University of Connecticut.

Todd S. Ellenbecker, DPT, MS, PT, SCS, OCS, CSCS, is the clinic director at Physiotherapy Associates Scottsdale Sports Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, and is the director of sports medicine for the ATP World Tour. A licensed physical therapist, he has researched and taught in the field for 18 years.

Ellenbecker is certified by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as both a sports clinical specialist and orthopedic clinical specialist. The APTA also honored him with its Sports Physical Therapy Clinical Teaching Award in 1999. He was chairman of the APTA’s Shoulder Special Interest Group and is a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Ellenbecker is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). In 2003, the NSCA named him the Sports Medicine Professional of the Year. He also serves as chairman of the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) National Sport Science Committee.

He has served as a member of the Thera-Band research advisory committee and is coauthor of The Scientific and Clinical Application of Elastic Resistance. He also has cowritten The Elbow in Sport, World-Class Tennis Technique, Strength Band Training Second Edition, and Closed Kinetic Chain Exercise.

CONTENTS

Chapter 1. Meeting the Physical Demands of Tennis
Chapter 2. Focused Training for Solid Performance
Chapter 3. High-Performance Fitness Testing
Chapter 4. Dynamic Warm-Up and Flexibility
Chapter 5. Agility and Footwork
Chapter 6. Speed and Quickness
Chapter 7. Core Stability Training
Chapter 8. Strength and Power Training
Chapter 9. Aerobic and Anaerobic Training
Chapter 10. Program Design
Chapter 11. Solid Shoulder Stability
Chapter 12. Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

 

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