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doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000066
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Power Development for Golf

Morrison, Scot D. PT, DPT, CSCS1; Chaconas, Eric J. PT, DPT, CSCS2

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: GOLF IS A POPULAR SPORT ATTRACTING PARTICIPATION FROM ALL AGE GROUPS. THE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROFESSIONAL WILL OFTEN ENCOUNTER GOLFERS WHO ARE LOOKING TO IMPROVE THEIR GAME THROUGH ROTATIONAL POWER DEVELOPMENT. BY GAINING A SOUND UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF ROTATIONAL POWER IN THE GOLFER, THE EXERCISE PROFESSIONAL WILL BE BETTER ABLE TO ADDRESS THIS NEED. THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE IS TO DISCUSS POWER DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES, ADDRESS GOLF-SPECIFIC POWER DEVELOPMENT, AND GIVE SOME SPECIFIC EXERCISE OPTIONS THAT CAN BE IMPLEMENTED.

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