Kinematic analysis of swing in pro and amateur golfers.

  title={Kinematic analysis of swing in pro and amateur golfers.},
  author={Naiquan Zheng and Steven W. Barrentine and Glenn S Fleisig and James R. Andrews},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={29 6},
As golf grows in popularity, golf related injuries have increased. The purpose of this study was to calculate and compare upper body kinematics of healthy male golfers from different skill levels. Kinematic data were obtained from 18 professional, 18 low handicap, 18 mid handicap and 18 high handicap golfers with an optoelectronic system at 240 frames per second. Ten displacement parameters were calculated at address, peak of back swing and ball contact. Angular velocity parameters and… CONTINUE READING

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