Anatomical Analysis Of Tennis Serve

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The tennis serve is a shot that starts the point no matter who is serving. holding serve is a normal routine in professional tennis – rather than worrying about trying to hold serve, the game turn into more about trying to dictate play on challengers serve. Many begginers atheletes struggle with their tennis serve because the absence of the fundamental technique they need to hit a well and more dominant serve. There are five tennis serve movement phase descriptins with anatomical analysis of movement. 1 ) Stance An athelet begin the serve in launching position holding down the racquet (in right hand) with the tennis ball (in left hand) out in front of the body and tilting in the direction of the net. The body is totally relaxed and turned…show more content…
Left elbow- extension Phallanges - adduction Hip joint – right hip- abduction Knee joint – right and left – slightly flexed 2 ) preparation Cervical spine – neck- slight flexion, Thoracic and lumbar spine – slight flexion Shoulder girdle- right shoulder – adduction , upward rotation Left shoulder- upward rotation Shoulder joint – right shoulder – diagonally abduction Left shoulder – abduction Elbow joint – right elbow – slight flexion Left elbow- extension Wrist - extension Phallanges - adduction Hip joint – -adduction Knee joint – right and left – fully extended 3) Acceleration Cervical spine – neck- slight flexion Thoracic and lumbar spine – slight flexion Shoulder girdle- right shoulder – upward rotation Left shoulder- dowanward rotation Shoulder joint – right shoulder – abduction Left shoulder – adduction Elbow joint – right elbow – extended Left elbow- extension Wrist - extension Phallanges – adduction, adduction Hip joint – right hip- extension Left hip – abduction, flexion Knee joint – right knee- fully extention Left knee-…show more content…
scapula and clavicle abduction Glenohumaral joint Internal rotation Flexion Extension Adduction Ulna, radius , humerus elbow – flexion, extension And elbow joint forearm - supination, pronation Phalanges adduction Carpals wrist hyperextension Pelvic girdle (hip joint) hip flexion Hyper extension Abduction Femure ( knee joint ) flexion Tibia, fibula (ankle joint ) ankle dorsiflexion Tarsals , calcaneus, cuboid extension Navicular, cuniform, Metatarsals, phalanges MUSCULAR ANALYSIS Neck hyper extension semispinalis capitis Splenus capitis Rectus capitis Posterior major Lattisimus

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