Don't Let Injuries Handicap Your Golf Game
How Golf Hurts
Fitness and Prevention
Beware of the Weather
- Drink plenty of water.
- Wear a hat.
- Head for the shade or the clubhouse if you start to feel overheated, flushed, or nauseous.
National Golf Foundation http://www.ngf.org
United States Golf Association http://www.usga.org
The College of Family Physicians of Canada http://www.cfpc.ca
Public Health Agency of Canada http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca
Golf injury prevention. Stop Sports Injuries website. Available at: http://www.stopsportsinjuries.org/golf-injury-prevention.aspx. Accessed February 5, 2015.
Golf injuries to the hand, wrist, or elbow. American Society for Surgery of the Hand website. Available at: http://www.assh.org/Public/HandConditions/Pages/Golf.aspx. Accessed February 5, 2015.
Golf injury prevention. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website. Available at: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00137. Updated August 2011. Accessed February 5, 2015.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 01/2015 -
- Update Date: 02/05/2015 -
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