Journal article

Preventing injuries to competitive and recreational adult golfers: what is the evidence?

CA Sherman, CF Finch

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport | Published : 2000


Although injuries to golfers are not common, both survey studies and hospital emergency department records have provided objective evidence that golfers are sometimes at risk of injury. While many golf injury studies describe the associated mechanisms and types of injuries, less attention has been given to research relating to the various injury prevention measures for this sport. This paper provides a critical review of the range of countermeasures to prevent golf injuries and highlights areas to be considered for future research, development, and implementation. In particular, it focuses on the strength of the evidence for the effectiveness of these measures. This review concludes that the..

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