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Golf Anatomy Abdominal-Muscles
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The Rectus Abdominis The most well-known and prominent abdominal muscle is the rectus abdominis. It is the long, flat muscle that extends vertically between the pubis and the fifth, sixth,…

Golf Anatomy Abdomen
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The muscles of the core run the length of the trunk and torso. The following list includes the most commonly identified core muscles as well as the lesser known…

Golf Anatomy Deltoid-muscle
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The deltoid muscle is the triangular muscle forming the rounded contour of the shoulder, and the outer part of the upper arm, as it passes up and over the shoulder joint.…

Golf Anatomy Erector-spinae-muscles
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The Erector spinae muscles (also known as extensor spinae) are a bundle of muscles and tendons, running more or less vertically throughout the lumbar, thoracic and cervical regions of the…

Golf Anatomy Gluteus-Maximus
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The gluteal muscles (the “glutes”) are the three muscles that make up the buttocks:  the gluteus maximus muscle, gluteus medius muscle and gluteus minimus muscle. The gluteus maximus is the…

Golf Anatomy
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For maximum power creation in the golf swing, with minimal negative stress on the body, the ground must be the first link in the kinetic chain of energy transfer. Newton’s…

Golf Anatomy Anterior-Hip-Muscles
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The adductor muscles of the hip are a group of muscles of the inner thigh. As the name suggests, the main function of the hip adductors is the adduction of…

Golf Anatomy Infraspinatus_muscle_back
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The infraspinatus muscle is a thick, triangular muscle. As one of the four muscles of the rotator cuff, the main function of the infraspinatus is to externally rotate the arm…

Golf Anatomy
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In anatomy, internal rotation (also known as medial rotation) is rotation towards the centre of the body. External rotation (or lateral rotation) is rotation away from the centre of the…

Golf Anatomy
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Kinesiology, also known as human kinetics, is the scientific study of human movement, performance, and function. Kinesiology applies the sciences of biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, psychology, and neuroscience. It addresses physiological,…

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