Science and Golf III
Proceedings of the World Scientific Congress of Golf
AUTHOR: Farrally, Martin R. and Cochran, Alastair J.
PUBLISHER: Human Kinetics Publishers
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Science and Golf III is the ultimate one-volume source on current research about the game-from how to play better, to selecting the best equipment, to the latest advances in golf course design, and more!
The book includes 92 articles that were presented at the 1998 World Scientific Congress of Golf held at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. The conference was approved and grant-aided by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews and the United States Golf Association.
Part I, The Golfer, is composed of 50 chapters geared toward male and female golfers of varying ages and abilities. Topics include
- golf swing techniques,
- golf education programs,
- golf psychology,
- golf exercise and injuries, and
- class and gender in the world of golf.
Part II, Equipment, contains 23 varied studies on golf equipment, including
- golf ball construction,
- golf ball flow characteristics,
- golf club design,
- rebound effect in metal woods,
- clubhead speed, and
- effects of golf shoe tread types.
Part III, The Golf Course, contains 19 articles on subjects such as
- golf course design,
- turf characteristics,
- climate considerations,
- effects of golf course pesticides,
- environmental management, and
- golf markets.
Packed throughout with figures and tables, Science and Golf III is an all-encompassing resource for golf science information for everyone from sports science researchers to anyone else with an interest in and love for the game.
PUBLICATION DATE: 12/10/1998
CATEGORY: Sports & Recreation