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Sports Science & Nutrition

USTA Texas Sports Science Committee – acts to distribute valid sports science information and promote the use of good sport science principles at and during our tennis activities in Texas. The primary purposes are to improve performance of our players and to prevent injuries that can be avoided by application of sound sport science principles.

DISCLAIMER: The information on this website not an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. 

 

Hitting the Sweet Spot Tennis and Diabetes

Sports Science & Nutrition

By Caroline Sullivan, MS, RD, CSSD, LD  In 2014, almost 30 million Americans had diabetes, while 86 million adult Americans had prediabetes. This is enough people to fill Arthur Ashe Stadium at the US Open over 5,000 times! Imagine competing in front of that crowd. Being active... Click to Read More

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5 Ways You Lose to Win the Match

Sports Science & Nutrition

By Caroline Sullivan, MS, RD, CSSD, LD  Did you know that your hips, knees, and ankles take a beating every day? Just walking around puts pressure on each joint. Now add extra pounds of body weight. This small amount adds 20 pounds of pressure to each knee! If I gave you two, 20... Click to Read More

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Happy and Hydrated

Sports Science & Nutrition

By Caroline Sullivan, MS, RD, CSSD, LD  What is an athlete? Have you ever asked yourself this? Athletes aren’t just people who get paid to play a sport; it is anyone who is regularly active. So now think about your kids. Whether they are enrolled in Teddy Tennis or just... Click to Read More

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My Junior Reporter Reflection

Derick Hackett

USTA Junior Player, Halle Brazda, who is 17 years old from Houston, Texas and attends The Kinkaid School, is a USTA Texas Junior Reporter for the US Open National Playoffs Qualifying Texas Section tournament from June 22-27. By Halle Brazda At 5 a.m.,Thursday, June 25, and I... Click to Read More

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