ERIC Number: ED186373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of a National Symposium on the Racquet Sports. An Exploration of Research Implications and Teaching Strategies (Urbana, Illinois, June 13-16, 1979).
Groppel, Jack L., Ed.
Conference proceedings from this national symposium on hard scientific research and developments in teaching tennis, squash, racquetball, and badminton are divided into several sections. The first deals with sports medicine and the biomechanics of the racquet sports. The second part discusses the pyschological and sociological aspects of competitition and participation in these sports, with particular emphasis on the difference between males and females. A third section deals with physiology, as well as with sports medicine and biomechanics, and the fourth considers motor learning and teaching strategies. Other topics treated in the proceedings include the analysis of stroke production through cinematic means, the development of various instructional aids, and a dynamic test for the comparison of rebound characteristics of three different brands of tennis ball. An evaluation of the symposium by participants is included. (LH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois Univ., Champaign.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Badminton; Racquet Sports; Racquetball