A Guide to the Literature of Tennis by Angela LumpkinA Guide to the Literature of Tennis by Angela Lumpkin

A Guide to the Literature of Tennis

byAngela Lumpkin

Hardcover | November 1, 1985

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This comprehensive guide, covering the entire spectrum of tennis subjects, lists and evaluates more than 950 English-language books and over 150 tennis films and videotapes. Among the subjects treated are rules and techniques of play; histories of the game; biographies and autobiographies of champion players; psychological approaches to improving one's game; advice on matters of fitness, physicial conditioning, and rehabilitation of tennis-related injuries; the construction and maintenance of tennis courts; tennis in schools and recreational settings; the administration of tournaments; tennis equipment; the traveling tennis player; tennis humor; and tennis films and videotapes.
Title:A Guide to the Literature of TennisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:235 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 1985Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0313244928

ISBN - 13:9780313244926

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Editorial Reviews

?Lumpkin's book is a comprehensive bibliographic guide to the game of tennis. Covering books, periodicals, and audiovisual material, this work deals with more than 1,000 sources concerned with the history of tennis, rules, facilities, playing techniques, teaching techniques, the health and psychological benefits derived from playing tennis, and children's books. Particularly useful for those considering purchasing the volume for reference collections are the appendixes that list tennis organizations, tennis players in various halls of fame, and tennis champions at the professional and amateur levels...academic libraries serving strong physical education programs will want to purchase this volume.?-CHOICE