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The purpose of this work was to study the influence of the history of shoulder pain on the kinematic of shoulder joints during a tennis serve in competitive girls with (n=4) and without a history of shoulder pain (n=6). Players mimicked two tennis serves recorded with an electromagnetic device. T-tests were applied to the humerothoracic angles and the scapulothoracic angles. Results showed that competitive girls with a history of shoulder pain presented a decrease of humeral abduction and external rotation at the end of the cocking phase with no change in scapulothoracic angles. These findings may suggest a potential strategy used by players with history of shoulder pain to avoid pain in the serve.