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An electromyographic study of the effect of hand grip sizes on forearm muscle activity and golf performance.

Imported: 10 Jun '16 | Published: 09 Jun '16

Graeme G GG Sorbie, Henry H HH Hunter, Fergal M FM Grace, Yaodong Y Gu, Julien S JS Baker, Ukadike Chris UC Ugbolue

Research in sports medicine (Print)

Abstract: The study describes the differences in surface electromyography (EMG) activity of two forearm muscles in the lead and trail arm at specific phases of the golf swing using a 7-iron with three different grip sizes among amateur and professional golfers. Fifteen right-handed male golfers performed five golf swings using golf clubs with three different grip sizes. Surface EMG was used to measure muscle activity of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) and flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS)... Read More

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