Effects of an 8-week multimodal exercise program on strength, flexibility, and golf performance in 55- to 79-year-old men.

@article{Thompson2004EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an 8-week multimodal exercise program on strength, flexibility, and golf performance in 55- to 79-year-old men.},
  author={C. Thompson and W. Osness},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          144-56
        }
}
Substantial research has indicated the beneficial effect of physical activity on physical fitness and activities of daily living in older adults, but none have investigated the effects on performance of recreational activities. This investigation studied the effect of an exercise program on fitness and golf-clubhead speed in older men. Thirty-one golfers (mean age 65.1 +/- 6.2 years) were randomly assigned to a treatment (n = 19) or control (n = 12) group. The treatment group completed an 8… Expand

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