A comparative study of backhand strokes in tennis among national tennis players in Malaysia

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Abstract

The study examines and compares the effectiveness of single and double handed backhand strokes in terms of accuracy and percentage of succesş and also to determine whether there is an association between their agility level and the of choice of strokes used. Samples were tested for agility and a two-item skill test for accuracy and percentage of success. Results show that double handed backhand have better accuracy and percentage of success but the difference was not significant. It was found that agility did not have any influence on the choice of backhand strokes.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages3495-3499
Number of pages5
Volume15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES-2011 - Istanbul, Turkey
Duration: 3 Feb 20117 Feb 2011

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Other3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES-2011
CountryTurkey
CityIstanbul
Period3/2/117/2/11

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Keywords

  • Accuracy
  • Agility
  • Percentage of success
  • Single handed and double handed backhand strokes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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A comparative study of backhand strokes in tennis among national tennis players in Malaysia. / Muhamad, Tajul Arifin; Rashid, Akram Abdul; Abdul Razak, Mohd. Radzani; Salamuddin, Norlena.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 15 2011. p. 3495-3499.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Muhamad, TA, Rashid, AA, Abdul Razak, MR & Salamuddin, N 2011, A comparative study of backhand strokes in tennis among national tennis players in Malaysia. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 15, pp. 3495-3499, 3rd World Conference on Educational Sciences, WCES-2011, Istanbul, Turkey, 3/2/11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.04.324
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