Preventative exercises in golf: arm, leg, and back

Clin Sports Med. 1996 Jan;15(1):147-62.


In summary, a sport-specific exercise program for golfers includes warming up, stretching, strengthening, and cardiovascular conditioning. The goals of such a program incorporated with playing the game of golf are to optimize performance and prevent injuries. The integration of each of these components represents a well-balanced fitness approach to sport and enhances the enjoyment of the game.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Exercise Therapy / methods*
  • Golf / physiology*
  • Humans
  • Wounds and Injuries / prevention & control*