This new title briefly explains the history of the game of golf before delving into the science of the sport. The book explores how physics, biomechanics, psychology, and technology all play a part in how a person plays the sport. The title concludes with training and conditioning techniques that can be used by golfers.
Features & Benefits
- Each volume in the series focuses on one sport and opens with a brief look at the featured sport's origins, history and changes to rules, equipment, or techniques.
- Subsequent chapters cover the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries.
- The full-color text is augmented by fact boxes, sidebars, photos, and detailed diagrams, charts and graphs.
- In addition, a subject-specific glossary, bibliography and index provide further tools for researching the sports and concepts discussed throughout the volume.