Golf

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Health & Fitness
Subject:
Sports
Grade:
9,10,11,12

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Golf

On average there are 27.8 million golfers in the USAn average golfer plays 37 rounds per year

Most Common Injuries:BackShoulder Elbow

Golf

PGA Players can swing up to 120 MPHThat's some powerful rotation & extension

Elbow- Medialepicondylitis & lateral epicondylitis Caused from poor swing mechanics & overuse. Examples would be hitting the club "fat" or overswinging with your dominant hand

The most active muscles when swinging:Subscapularis (Part of Rotator Cuff) Pectoralis Major/Minor Latissimus Dorsi

Tendonitis & Bursitis are also very common in the shoulder among golfers

PreventionProper warm up- At least 10 minutes Proper Swing MechanicsStrengthen muscles during the off season

https://www.sportsmed.org/uploadedFiles/Content/Patient/Sports_Tips/ST%20Golf%20Injuries%2008.pdf


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