Comment on “Influence of shaft length on golf driving performance”

GLAZIER, P. (2009). Comment on “Influence of shaft length on golf driving performance”. Sports biomechanics, 8 (2), 180-182.

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    In a recent study published in Sports Biomechanics (Volume 7, pages 322–332), Kenny et al.(2008) reported increases in carry distances with no concomitant decrease in accuracy as shaft length of golf drivers increased between 1.156m (45.5 inches) and 1.270m (50 inches). Although these findings are of interest to golfers, club fitters, and the custodians of the game, there are several issues that need to be verified before the results of this study can be fully accepted and their universality established.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
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    Page Range: 180-182
    Depositing User: Carole Harris
    Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2010 15:30
    Last Modified: 19 Mar 2021 01:00

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