Pickleball for Life

Pickleball for Life: Prevent Injury, Play Your Best, & Enjoy the Game
Pickleball for Life
Sanjay Saint

Coauthored by a personal fitness trainer and a physician, this book offers needed guidance to players at all skill levels and entry points. Pickleball for Life helps readers through everything from a proper nutritional plan, pickleball training activities, and a head-to-toe approach for injury prevention to a brief pre- and postgame routine.


About the Author

Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH, is the Chief of Medicine at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the George Dock Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan. He sees hospitalized patients, teaches medicine, and conducts research. He has written for The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review, and has given a TEDx talk on culture change in healthcare. He has co-authored several books published by Oxford University Press including “Teaching Inpatient Medicine (2nd edition),” and “The Saint-Chopra Guide to Inpatient Medicine (4th edition).” He has also co-authored 3 books published by the University of Michigan entitled “Thirty Rules for Healthcare Leaders,” “The Mentoring Guide." and "Pickleball for Life.” In 2016 he was elected as an international honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP). In 2017 he received a Distinguished Mentor Award from the University of Michigan. In 2019 he was named a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP). He is also an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP). He received his Medical Doctorate from UCLA, completed a medical residency and chief residency at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), and obtained a Masters in Public Health (as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar) from the University of Washington in Seattle. He has been a visiting professor at over 100 hospitals and universities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.