Back in the Swing

Burke, Kym
July 2009
ACA News (American Chiropractic Association);Jul2009, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p24
The article offers specific training for patients to avoid injuries while golfing. It presents and discusses several golf specific training that avoid any acute or overuse injuries. It notes that endurance training, joint mobility and stability, and rotation training are part of the exercises to prepare the body before playing golf. It adds golfing needs proper fitness training for the body to enjoy the leisure of the sport.


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