Health in Sports: Golf
Common Injuries
  • Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
Strength and Conditioning
  • Eccentric forearm flexor and extensor strengthening
  • Forearm pronation/supination and wrist roll ups
  • Planks, side planks and core stabilization exercises
  • Elastic band rows, pull downs, and hitch hikers while maintaining scapular retraction and depression.
  • Prone over gym ball spinal extensor isometrics
Prevention
  • Psoas, quadriceps, hip adductor and hamstring stretching
  • Forearm flexor and extensor stretching
  • Foam roll pectorals stretch
  • Trunk and hip rotation stretching
  • Proper grip size fitting