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Old 02-19-2013, 02:59 AM   #5
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Why do you think a heavier racket can cause injury? Probably the other way around.

The force of the incoming ball is a result of the weight of the ball (which is a constant) and the pace of the ball (and her opponents are going to hit faster balls).

The collision effect with the incoming ball is reduced with a heavier racket, and therefore less stress on hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder.

It is more the strings, string tension, gripsize and frame stiffness that are the equipment related risk factors.
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