Cardiovascular disease is responsible for over 30% of worldwide deaths annually. With physical activity a known preventative and treatment tool, golf is considered a safe and effective tool in the fight against it!
- Golf is known to improve many cardiovascular risk factors
- Golf can be considered a suitable activity for cardiac & stroke rehabilitation patients
- However heart attacks can happen on the golf course. If you have chest pain, or a heart condition, check in with a doctor
The Relationships Between Golf and Health: A Scoping Review (Murray et al, 2016)
Murray AD, Daines L, Archibald D, et al, The relationships between golf and health: a scoping review
Br J Sports Med Published Online First: 03 October 2016. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096625
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