Hard knocks: Concussion injuries in tennis


  • Alan Pearce
  • Janet Young




concussion, injury, post concussion syndrome


Concussions in tennis are rare, but they do occur. As recent case reports have highlighted, players who sustain concussions in tennis can be affected for much longer than expected. This article, written for the coach, outlines the signs of concussion, concussion awareness in tennis, and the coach’s role in mitigating risk and managing concussions in their players.


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How to Cite

Pearce, A., & Young, J. (2016). Hard knocks: Concussion injuries in tennis. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 24(70), 5–7. https://doi.org/10.52383/itfcoaching.v24i70.208