MEDICINE FOR THE ACTIVE
TENNIS AND SQUASH PLAYERS’ PACK
Every professional tennis player is assisted by medical staff. Doctors, biomechanics and physiotherapists are working to minimize the risk of sports injuries, and bring out the full potential of the player.
From now on you can also benefit from the support of such specialists and make a functional assessment of your body. It will allow you detect the weaker elements of the musculoskeletal system, which are the primary cause of injuries, as well as hinder your athletic development. Proper diagnosis of these dysfunctions, supported by functional training under the supervision of a physiotherapist will indicate how you should enrich your training to be able to enjoy the game of tennis in full health.
Providing information and practical training tips to professional and amateur tennis and squash players, which will help them become more efficient and healthier players.
Basic package price is PLN 490.
SERVICE WITHIN THE PACKAGE
Part 1 – in Functional Diagnostics Center (about 60 minutes):
- Medical interview. Interview with functional diagnostician, with a view to identifying possible contraindications for testing.
- Video analysis of the jump. Assessment of positioning of various parts of the body (shoulder girdle, torso, pelvic girdle, knee joint, ankle joint) under dynamic conditions. Abnormal movement pattern (eg. excessive valgus deformity of the knee during landing) increases the risk of injury.
- The measurement of the torque of muscles which are responsible for bending and straightening of the knee. Evaluation of muscle strength and endurance. Maintaining good and symmetrical level of strength and endurance of these muscle groups can favorably influence the dynamics of movement on the court while training tennis or squash, as well as causes less fatigue of these muscles during the game. The proper development of this group of muscles may also reduce the risk of overloading knee joints and weaker muscle groups.
- The measurement of the torque of rotator muscles of the shoulder joint. Evaluation of muscle strength and endurance. Maintaining symmetrical level of strength and endurance of this muscle group in both limbs will reduce the risk of overloading the left shoulder joint, especially when playing two-handed backhand.
- Stabilographic examination – efficiency evaluation of the lower limb and pelvis muscles for stability. Obtained results may affect the risk of torsional injuries of the knee and ankle as well as the accuracy of impact of the ball.
Part 2 – in Training Center CMTS (about 60 minutes):
- Discussion on the results (with diagnostician or a trainer)
- Consultation with a motor preparation coach – who will analyze test results and propose practical solutions for training, suited for the objectives of the tennis or squash player.