An eight-week golf-specific exercise program improves physical characteristics, swing mechanics, and golf performance in recreational golfers.

@article{Lephart2007AnEG,
  title={An eight-week golf-specific exercise program improves physical characteristics, swing mechanics, and golf performance in recreational golfers.},
  author={Scott M. Lephart and James M Smoliga and Joseph B. Myers and Timothy C. Sell and Yung-Shen Tsai},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={860-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of an 8-week golf-specific exercise program on physical characteristics, swing mechanics, and golf performance. Fifteen trained male golfers (47.2 +/- 11.4 years, 178.8 +/- 5.8 cm, 86.7 +/- 9.0 kg, and 12.1 +/- 6.4 U.S. Golf Association handicap) were recruited. Trained golfers was defined operationally as golfers who play a round of golf at least 2-3 times per week and practice at the driving range at least 2-3 times per week during the… CONTINUE READING

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