Golf, Injuries in

A sport enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels, golf is not known for traumatic injuries. However, many injuries can occur in the golfer, and these can be intrinsic or extrinsic. Intrinsic injuries occur based on the individual traits of the golfer. Variables such as the golf swing, skill level, age, gender, and athletic condition affect the injury patterns of golfers. Most of the intrinsic injuries in a golfer occur as a consequence of overuse of a part of the body. Extrinsic factors that can cause injury occur ...

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