Global Consensus for Golf in the Race to Tackle Physical Inactivity
A global consensus amongst leaders in public health, public policy and sport backs golf in the race to tackle physical inactivity and the prevention of a range of non-communicable disease (NCD) including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer of the breast and colon…
The First International Congress on Golf & Health
Across the 17th and 18th of October 2018, The First International Congress on Golf and Health will take place and is jointly presented by the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) and the Golf and Health Project, and sponsored by The R&A.
Consisting of a Breakfast Meeting as part of the 2018 ISPAH Conference, a Reception at the Houses of Parliament, and the Golf and Health Scientific Meeting at High Elms Golf Club, the event will be an unprecedented inclusion of a sport within the global Physical Activity agenda.
The Golf & Health Scientific Meeting
Hosted by High Elms Golf Club, the Golf and Health Scientific Meeting brought together a wide variety of research specialists from around the world to share the incredible, cutting-edge research they are undertaking in the fields of physical activity, medical interventions and social prescribing, dementia and Parkinson’s research, rehabilitation, and community engagement, all with a focus on the health benefits that golf can give.
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Too Many People Missing Out On Health Benefits of Golf, Says Expert Panel
Too many people are missing out on the health benefits of golf, says a panel of international experts in a consensus statement, which aims to widen participation in the sport.
The evidence suggests it may not only be good for mind and body, but also for a long life, says the statement, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.