Relationships Between the Performance of the Forehand Groundstroke and the One-Hand or Twohand Medicine Ball Throw


  • Cyril Genevois
  • Thibault Pollet
  • Isabelle Rogowski



Baseline, Ball speed, Physical conditioning, Correlational analysis


The goal of this research was to study the relationships between maximum ball speed post-impact in the forehand groundstroke and the performance of the one-hand and two-hand medicine ball throw. Ball speed in the forehand groundstroke significantly correlated with the values obtained for lateral one-handed throw (0,40 - 0,59), but not two-handed throw (0.01 - 0,29). These two different types of lateral throws would allow diverse training goals and should, according to the results of the present study, be used in distinct and specific moments of the training periodisation.


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How to Cite

Genevois, C., Pollet, T., & Rogowski, I. (2014). Relationships Between the Performance of the Forehand Groundstroke and the One-Hand or Twohand Medicine Ball Throw. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 22(62), 29–32.




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