Introduction to Golf Rehabilitation and Performance: 90 Percent Mental, 90 Percent Physical


About the Course
According to the National Golf Foundation, 25 million Americans play golf every year.  Many of these individuals require rehabilitation at some point, seeking guidance regarding an injury or improvement in the quality of their performance.

The purpose of this course is to educate clinicians on the basics of golf rehabilitation and allow them to work confidently with golfers of any skill level.  The goal is for rehab professionals to become  stand-alone  experts in evaluating the capability of your client’s body and how it functions as they enjoy the game of golf.

This course will provide value for practitioners of all experience levels, from those who have never touched a golf club or set foot on a golf course to the seasoned professional.  It will include a thorough introduction to basic golf language and concepts, a review of the relevant anatomy and biomechanics, a novel approach to evaluation of the patient or client’s physical capabilities, and specific strategies to improve the neuromotor processes that promote recovery from injury and higher quality golf performance.  

Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Define all relevant golf vocabulary. 
  • Identify swing path/club face angle/target relationships and relevance to swing outcomes/ball behavior. 
  • Identify bony anatomy and function relevant to the golf swing. 
  • Recognize the difference between joint orientation and motion, real and relative motion, and position and motion.
  • List golf swing mechanical requirements by phase. 
  • Conduct a relevant subjective and objective exam for golf athletes. 
  • Choose and prescribe appropriate interventions based on subjective and objective findings. 

About the Author/Presenter
Dr. Benjamin D. Turner, PT, DPT, CSCS, FAFS graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in 2011 and earned his Nike Golf 360 Golf Performance Specialist Certification from the internationally acclaimed Gray Institute in 2013.  Dr. Turner has worked extensively with golfers of all levels - from those who are brand new to the game all the way up to the touring professional. His goal is to help develop competence and confidence for those who work with golfers and to bring the enjoyment of golf to anyone who wants to play.   

How to Receive Credit 

  • View the entire recording which requires a 3-hour commitment of time.
  • After completion of the course, complete the final examination. A passing grade of 75% is required. Test questions link content to learning outcomes as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. 
    Note to Nursing professionals: Depending on your state requirements, you will be asked to either affirm that you have completed the course, or you will be required to complete the Post-test included in the course.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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