The importance of aerobic fitness for tennis: a review (part 1)


  • Cyril Genevois Claude Bernard University Lyon 1



aerobic fitness, heart rate, VO2max


Tennis is an intermittent sport involving different physical components, one of which is aerobic fitness. Scientific research has provided information about the physiological demands of tennis competition and some specific protocols have been developed to combine aerobic testing with technical efficiency testing and training. This paper will provide a rationale behind aerobic fitness training for tennis players.


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How to Cite

Genevois , C. . (2019). The importance of aerobic fitness for tennis: a review (part 1). ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 27(79), 20–22.




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