Originally Posted by tommyfr
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.
I agree. Only because she seems to start growing fast now, I'm afraid she will be more sensitive to injuries. I've seen fast growing teenagers with huge problems on knees, wrists, etc.. I've already lowered string tension but intend to switch strings too.