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Adaptive Golf & Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities in Latvia – Filips Bernadskis & Santa Trofimova

16th December 2018

Filips Bernadskis & Santa Trofimova explain how golf being used therapeutically by the Latvian Spinal Cord Injury Society in their work around using ‘adaptive golf’ as part of rehabilitation...

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Global Consensus for Golf in the Race to Tackle Physical Inactivity

17th October 2018

A global consensus amongst leaders in public health, public policy and sport backs golf in the race to tackle physical inactivity...

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Too Many People Missing Out On Health Benefits of Golf, Says Expert Panel

21st September 2018

Evidence suggests golf may not only be good for mind and body, but also for a long life...

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Golf Goes Head to Head With Dementia

25th August 2018

The UK's National Care Association speak to Golf in Society creator, Anthony Blackburn, about his efforts to make a difference in the lives of people living with dementia and Parkinson’s disease using golf...

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2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open – Watching the Health Benefits of Golf Rack Up

2nd August 2018

It is not just the golfers competing in the 2018 Ricoh Women’s British Open that are benefiting from being at a golf event - the spectators will also be racking up some benefits of their own...

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Roberts: How Sports Can Help Those With Memory Loss | GolfChannel.com

1st August 2018

Jimmy Roberts reports a story about how sports can help people with memory loss, including a group at Golf Memories Carnoustie...

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How Carnoustie is Using Golf to Help Awaken Memories | GolfDigest.com

25th July 2018

This year’s Open Championship provided a treasure trove of memories that won’t soon be forgotten. But it’s the awakening of golf memories that are helping change lives in the coastal town hard against the North Sea...

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Can Spectating at Golf Events Be Good for Your Health?

16th July 2018

Spectating is not unique to golf, but gaining health benefits from watching golf events just might be...

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Stirring Golfing Memories at Carnoustie

16th July 2018

Wonderful memories will be created by the victor in The 147th Open at Carnoustie – but it’s stirring memories that is helping improve people’s lives in the Angus town...

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Golf in Society – Golf’s Affect on the Lives of Those Living With Dementia & Parkinson’s

19th June 2018

GOLF IN SOCIETY is a social enterprise with a vision to improve the lives of the ageing population...

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The Key Health Benefits of Golf

16th June 2018

Golf is played by around 55 million people...pretty impressive, but even more so is all of these people could be substantially benefiting their health...

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Planetary Health Conference: Golf on the Agenda

3rd June 2018

Golf & Health represented at the Planetary Health Annual Meeting in Edinburgh...

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Steve Brine MP – Policy Makers and Golf & Health

30th May 2018

During the 2018 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, UK Parliamentary Under Minister, Steve Brine MP, joined Golf & Health representatives to meet with various golf-based projects and organisations...

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Health Benefits for Young Golfers Shown in New Video

10th May 2018

A new video produced by The R&A is highlighting the health benefits of golf for young people, as well as those for all ages...

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Golf As a Public Health Panacea – BJSM Podcast

17th June 2017

Dr Roger Hawkes & BJSM look at health benefits of golf and assessing & managing golfers that walk through clinic doors...

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Golfers & Longevity

9th March 2017

We know that physical inactivity (i.e. NOT being active) kills millions of people around the world each year. So could playing golf reduce the risk of an early death?!

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Golf & Spectators

9th March 2017

Golf spectators are somewhat unique in sport as they will often be walking just as far as the competitors themselves...

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Cardiovascular Health & The Golfer

9th March 2017

Research has shown that golf is associated with improvements in multiple known risk-factors for cardiovascular disease, including body composition, fitness, blood lipid levels, and insulin-glucose levels...

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