To develop evidence-based, safe, and effective golf training programs for seniors whom do not current golf, in order to expand golf participation among older adults and under-represented groups—for example, Veterans and persons with disability.
Golf participation is a comprehensive, multimodal activity intervention for the improvement of overall fitness and the maintenance of functional independence in older adults. Regular participation is likely to improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, power production, flexibility, balance, cognitive function, and overall quality of life in seniors.
Golf Intervention for Veterans Exercise Study (GIVE)
1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 155Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006
Phone: (323) 442-2900 Fax: (323) 442-1515