Golf Health News

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8/5/2016
Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

4/10/2015
6/28/2014
Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury

Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

7/6/2013
Baseballs, Softballs Often to Blame for Kids' Facial Fractures

Errant catches can lead to serious trauma, study found

5/24/2013
Top-Ranked Golfer Beats Scoliosis

Years of braces and surgery couldn't keep Stacy Lewis from becoming the best in her sport

12/14/2012
Olympic Medalists May Also Claim 'Survival Advantage'

Both low- and high-impact sports add years to life, studies find

7/31/2011
Pro Golfers Reveal 'Biomechanical Differences' in Swing

Findings may help thwart injuries, enable amateurs to improve, researchers say

7/8/2011
Golf-Cart Head Injuries on the Upswing, Study Finds

Researchers surprised to find alcohol involved in many cases

6/8/2011
Exercise May Protect the Brain From 'Silent Strokes'

Moderate to intense physical activity cuts seniors' risk by 40 percent, study finds

1/14/2011
Health Tip: Get Fit For Golf

Here are suggested exercises

12/29/2010
Stretching Before Warm-Up Swings May Harm Golf Game

Study links it to a 60 percent drop in accuracy, possibly due to slacker tendons

7/6/2009
Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

Tobacco use in movies has pervasive influence on kids, researchers say

7/6/2009
Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however

6/6/2009
Good Golf Form Can Improve Game and Prevent Pain

Experts offer tips to minimize golf-related injuries

9/8/2008
Kids' Eye Injuries From Golf Clubs Rare But Severe

Most hurt by other children wielding club while playing away from course, study says

8/13/2008
Golf Course Insecticides Pose Little Danger to Players

Common turf applications scored well below par for EPA standards, study finds

6/27/2008
Golf Cart Injuries Give Rise to Calls for Regulation

Study finds safety standards needed, especially for use on public roads

6/6/2008
Walking Golf Course Affects Swing, Performance

Over time, players less able to transfer weight on shots, so being in shape can improve scores

4/19/2008
Most Sports-Related Eye Injuries Are Preventable

With spring's arrival, optometrists' group urges public to treat vision like the pros do

12/21/2006
Brain Is Not Wired for Consistency

Whether it's throwing a strike or teeing off, neurons have to start from scratch, study finds

1/5/2006
Health Tip: On the Links this Winter?

Here's how to reduce your risk of injury

5/2/2005
Health Tip: Playing Golf with Arthritis

Ways to prepare for the links

11/5/2004
Bad Golf Grip Harms Hand

Caused nerve damage in one male amateur's left hand

8/14/2004
Swing With Care on the Course

Experts offer healthy golf tips

4/11/2004
Warm Up Before Spring Tee Offs

Your golf game, and your back, will thank you

3/14/2004
Hitting the Greens in Cold Weather

Be sure to do warm-up exercises to protect swinging arm

12/1/2003
Hitting the Greens Can Hurt Your Hips

Shoulders, elbows and wrists not only vulnerable joints in golfers

8/7/2003
Golf Elbow

Tiny tendon tears cause pain

8/2/2003
Don't Lose Your Cool on the Links

Beware of heat danger while you golf

6/15/2003
Lightning Doesn't Call "Fore!"

Golfers in the open at high risk of being struck

6/1/2003
Taming Tennis and Golf Elbow

Experts outline treatments for condition

5/29/2003
A Golfing Tip

Foot position matters

5/17/2003
Get a Grip to Prevent Golf Wrist Injuries

Stretching and strengthening exercises will help you avoid painful tendonitis

4/28/2003
When You Blow That Putt

Scientists study golfer "yips," where hands shake or jerk during crucial shots

3/31/2003
Gear Up For Golf

Indoor exercises to improve your game

3/22/2003
Go Easy on That Elbow

Tennis and golf enthusiasts aren't the only ones struck by elbow pain

2/18/2003
Prevent Golf-Related Back Pain

Tips before you tee off

11/25/2002
Nancy Lopez Fights Back Against Osteoarthritis

Painful condition almost ended golf superstar's career

7/1/2002
Get in the Swing

How golfers can protect their backs

10/19/2001
This May Tee You Off

Is golf good exercise?

5/29/2001
Disabled Golfer Wins Right to Use Cart

U.S. Supreme Court rules for Casey Martin