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See your golf game as you never have before. See what it takes to improve consistency and performance on the links. Golf Anatomy will show you how to lower your score by increasing strength, power, and range of motion for longer drives and more accurate shots.
Golf Anatomy includes 72 of the most effective exercises, each with step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting muscles in action.
Golf Anatomy goes beyond exercises by placing you at the tee, on the fairways, and on the greens. You’ll see how to improve mobility, stability, body awareness, and muscle strength to add distance to drives, consistency to your short game, and accuracy to your putts.
From sand traps to awkward lies, Golf Anatomy will prepare you for even the most challenging of shots. Plus, you’ll learn how to stay at the top of your game with targeted injury-prevention exercises for the lower back, elbows, wrists, shoulders, and hips.
Combining expert instruction with beautiful, full-color illustrations, Golf Anatomy is truly an inside look into the game. Whether you’re a scratch golfer or simply a fan of the game, this book is a hole-in-one.
Chapter 1. The Golfer in Motion
Chapter 2. Mobility for Optimal Swing Angles
Chapter 3. Stability for a Consistent Swing
Chapter 4. Balance and Body Awareness for a Solid Base
Chapter 5. Strength for Fatigue-Free Golf
Chapter 6. Explosive Power for Longer Drives
Chapter 7. Preventing Injuries in Golf’s Five Problem Areas
Dr. Craig Davies is the director of nutrition and fitness for the
Core Golf Academy at Orange County National in Orlando, Florida. He
consults with the Canadian Junior National Golf Program, Netherlands
National Golf Federation, Turkish National Golf Federation, and Trinidad
and Tobago National Golf Association. He has worked with more than 50
professional golfers from the PGA, Nationwide, European, Canadian, LPGA,
and Futures Tours.
Dr. Davies developed the golf exercise specialist and golf performance
therapist certifications through Golf Performance Therapy, a company he
cofounded, which is dedicated to providing complete physical analysis,
cutting-edge performance therapy, fitness program design, and nutrition
consulting for golfers. He was the keynote speaker at the inaugural
Canadian National Golf Performance Summit in 2007 and is a Nike golf
fitness mentor. Dr. Davies was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada,
and now resides in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Vince DiSaia is a strength and conditioning specialist and
chiropractor specializing in fitness and therapy for elite golf
performance. He received his level 2 certification as a medical golf
fitness professional through the Titleist Performance Institute. Dr.
DiSaia is cofounder of Triple Dynamix, Inc., a company that provides
instructional DVD exercise programs for rehabilitating or strengthening
the most commonly injured areas of the body. He has worked with amateur
as well as touring professionals, including those on the Futures, LPGA,
Asian, Japan, and PGA tours.
Dr. DiSaia has also been KVest certified, which allows him to capture
and analyze 3-D imaging of the golf swing. He helps players achieve
complete golf fitness through performance therapy, biomechanical
analysis, physical fitness, and nutritional optimization. He currently
practices in Southern California, where he lives with his wife and two
“If you want to improve your game and the way you feel on and off the
course, this is the book for you!”
Sean O’Hair -- 2005 PGA Rookie of the Year, Member of the
2009 President’s Cup Team
"Craig Davies and Vince DiSaia have a great understanding of
functional anatomy and how it relates to an athlete's movement. In
Golf Anatomy they assist golfers in moving efficiently for injury
prevention and more consistent shot making."
Neale Smith, MS -- Performance Consultant for PGA Tour
Professionals, Former PGA Tour member, Canadian Tour Winner