Management of the Golfing Athlete Throughout the Lifespan

Content Editor: 
Lindsay Becker, DPT, SCS, CSCS, CGFI-M3
Managing Editor:
Rob Manske, PT, DPT, MEd, SCS, ATC
Course Objectives
  • Understand the musculoskeletal demands of the golf swing and common injuries affecting the golfing athlete.
  • Describe how physical limitations can cause golf swing inefficiencies.
  • Describe the components of a comprehensive golf evaluation and work within a team to create a plan of care.
  • Desribe the components of a golf performance program.
  • Describe the physiological/musculoskeletal changes affecting the senior golfer.
  • Understand how to develop a comprehensive junior golf program utilizing the long term athletic development model.

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Table of Contents
Chapter 1
Golf epidemiology and common injuries
Barton Bishop, DPT, SCS, TPI CGFI-MP2, CSCS
Chapter 2
Golf swing efficiency
Greg Rose, DC
Phillip Cheetham, PhD
Michael Voight, PT, DHSc, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAPTA
Chapter 3
Evaluation of the golf athlete
Jeffery Banaszak, PT, CSCS
Chapter 4
Performance training for the golfer
Lindsay Becker, DPT, SCS, CSCS, CGFI-M3
Chapter 5
The senior golfer: special considerations
Jeff Ciolek PT, ATC, COMT, CGFI-3
Kelly Holcomb, PT, MPT, CGFI-2
Brian Stalter, PT, MPT, CGFI-1
Chapter 6
Working with the junior golfer
Lindsay Becker, DPT, SCS, CSCS, CGFI-M3
Jonathan Rhodes, MSPT, MBA, DPT