Our very first podcast guest is back to discuss the most common tennis injuries and some of his favorite exercises you can do to help prevent them! Chris Borgard and I dive into some of the trends we see training tennis players and some of the bad habits to keep an eye out for that can leading to the dreaded overuse injuries like knee tendonitis, tennis elbow, shoulder impingement and more!
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CHRIS BORGARD is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (National Strength and Conditioning Association) and exercise physiologist who has spent time as an intern coach in both professional football and baseball. In the last ten years, Chris has assumed coaching roles for the St. Louis Rams, Oakland Raiders, and Oakland Athletics, having recently been named 2012 Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year for Minor’s League Baseball’s (MiLB) California League. Chris earned his B.S. degree in Exercise Science while playing running back at Arkansas State University, and then did his master’s degree in Kinesiology at Cal Poly, where he taught exercise physiology and group activity classes. While at Cal Poly, he has worked as a college strength and conditioning coach for over 5 years. During this time, Chris worked with 4 track & field Olympians and Trials qualifiers, while directly training 5 NCAA All-Americans and 25 NCAA West Regional Qualifiers in track & field and cross country. He has also designed and implemented rehab programs for ATP and WTA Tour tennis professionals. Chris is currently training members of the elite Hoka One One Aggies track & field club based in San Luis Obispo, and is also continuing to conduct research projects on sports nutrition and metabolism.
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