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Title Science and golf : proceedings of the First World Scientific Congress of Golf / edited by A.J. Cochran.
Imprint Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2010, ©1990.


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Description 1 online resource (386 pages)
Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Note Originally published in 1990 by E. & F.N. Spon.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Golf -- Congresses.
Sports sciences -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Part PART ONE HUMAN FACTORS -- chapter Laws, principles and preferences--a teaching model -- chapter The super senior golfer -- chapter Foot-to-ground pressure patterns during the golf drive: a case study involving a low handicap player and a high handicap player -- chapter Evaluation of golf club control by grip pressure measurement -- chapter The influence of club length and shot distance on the temporal characteristics of the swings -- chapter Biochemical analysis of the golfer's back -- chapter Effect of skill level on muscle activity in neck and forearm muscles during the golf swing -- chapter Expert-novice differences in muscle activity during the golf swing -- chapter Annual torso specific conditioning program for golfers -- chapter Relationships among technical skills and physical fitness of amateur golf players in India -- chapter A laser based putting alignment test -- chapter Visual alignment considerations in golf putting consistency -- chapter Target misalignment: the role of strategies versus visual bias on aiming accuracy -- chapter Large equipment, small children: implications for club fitting based upon age and standing height for junior golfers -- chapter A closer look at the role of the mind in golf -- chapter Evaluation of technique for beginning golfers -- chapter A profile of mental processes of collegiate golfers -- chapter Golfers do it with style: epistemic orientations of golf instructors and students -- chapter Kinaesthetic perception and sports skills: some empirical findings, philosophic comment and possible applications for the teaching of golf -- chapter The coordination of heart rate, personality and effective shot making -- chapter Thomas Kincaid: the first golf analyst -- part PART TWO PERFORMANCE STATISTICS -- chapter The competition scratch score -- chapter Mathematical underpinnings of the slope handicap system -- chapter A two parameter golf course rating system -- chapter On the normality and independence of golf scores, with various applications -- chapter Statistical analysis of the average golfer -- chapter Lies, damned lies and statistics in golf -- chapter A correlation analysis of the Professional Golf Assocation (USA) statistical rankings for 1988 -- chapter The application of time series decomposition techniques to the analysis of golf performance -- part PART THREE TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT -- chapter Science, equipment development and standards -- chapter Estimating lift and drag coefficients from golf ball trajectories -- chapter A new method on measurement of trajectories of a golf ball -- chapter A modern method for the measurement of aerodynamic lift and drag on golf balls -- chapter 'Surlyn' ionomers for golf ball covers -- chapter Professor P.G. Tait and the physics of golf -- chapter Impact force measurements on golf balls -- chapter The effect of impact conditions on golf ball spin-rate -- chapter A review of motion analysis systems and the use of high speed cinematography and laser fiber optics for golf research -- chapter The golf club-ball collision--50,000 g's -- chapter Design and construction of a world class golf ball/golf club test facility -- chapter The effect of clubhead weight distribution on ball-club impact dynamics -- chapter What is the role of the shaft in the golf swing? -- chapter The influence of the use of graphite shafts on golf performance and swing kinematics -- chapter A simple, scientific, shaft test: steel versus graphite -- chapter Application of CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) to golf club dynamics -- chapter Designing of golf club heads by Finite Element Method (FEM) analysis -- chapter Computer based methods for the design and manufacture of golf clubs -- chapter The application of computer-aided engineering techniques in advanced clubhead design -- part Part four: Golf course management and the environment -- chapter Golf organization: challenges of growth and change--a preliminary social science perspective -- chapter The social context of golf: a preliminary framework -- chapter The utilization of the US Golf Data Base for the optimal location of new golf facilities -- chapter Application of importance-performance analysis in the evaluation and marketing of golf operations -- chapter The environmental impact of golf-related developments in Scotland -- chapter Nature conservation and the management and design of golf courses in Great Britain -- chapter Golf green agronomy and playing quality--past and current trends -- chapter A comparative study of the properties of bunker sands from links and inland championship golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland -- chapter The effect of sand type on ball impacts, angle of repose and stability of footing in golf bunkers -- chapter Health risk to golfers from pesticide use in golf courses in Korea -- chapter Fungicidal control of marasmius oreades fairy rings.
Other Author Cochran, A. J. (Alastair J.), 1929-