Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Research project provides insight into golfer lockdown habits

A research project has provided a fascinating insight into how golfers continued to train during lockdown—practicing key skills such as chipping, putting and even full golf shots from the comfort of their own home.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Understanding 'golfer's elbow

Dear Mayo Clinic: About a month ago, I began experiencing pain in my elbow. I experience this almost constantly, but it is worst whenever I try to lift anything, no matter how heavy. The pain moves from my elbow down my inner ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Mental practice may improve golfers' putting performance

Researchers from Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, hosted at University of Limerick (UL), are lending support to Arnold Palmer's famous assertion that golf is predominantly played in "the ...

Surgery

How a golf swing can lead to early lumbar degeneration

In the article "Golf: a contact sport. Repetitive traumatic discopathy may be the driver of early lumbar degeneration in modern-era golfers" published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Drs. Corey T. Walker, Juan ...

Health

To avoid golf injuries, get your wrist in gear

If you are looking to improve your golf game this spring, be sure to watch your… wrist. According to a hand and wrist expert at Baylor College of Medicine, wrist injuries are one of the most common types of golf injuries.

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