Golf and Health Symposium: An International Perspective

Date & Location
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 8:00 AM - Friday, May 18, 2018, 4:30 PM, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago, IL

Target Audience
Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant

This 2 day program will explore the health benefits of the sport of golf and provide an observation and assessment of golf mechanics along with sports nutrition and golf psychology. Faculty from the European Tour, PGA tour, The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern University will provide their diverse expertise and opinions in the management of golf related disorders and performance optimization.

  1. Identify the spectrum of golf related disorders.
  2. Discuss medical and therapeutic decision-making in the golfer.
  3. Review a kinetic analysis of a golf swing.
  4. Assess performance via swing and putting mechanics in golfers.
  5. Evaluate pathology in upper, lower and spinal kinematics pertaining to golf.
  6. Identify the current literature related to golf and health benefits.
  7. Examine emerging research related to golf and new investigator findings.


To register online, click here:  REGISTER


Registrations will be taken in the order in which tuition checks or credit card information is received.  We highly encourage you to register online as these are processed more quickly than mailed or faxed registrations.  Full Tuition must accompany the registration form in order to confirm a place in this course.  Until you receive your confirmation letter you are not officially registered for the course.  For online registrations you will receive email confirmation on the day that you register.  For registrations received by standard mail or fax the confirmation may take up to 3 weeks after we receive your registrations.  If you do not receive confirmation within this time period, please call 312-238-6042.

Do not make airline reservations that have cancellation penalties until we confirm your registration.  However, you should make hotel reservations as soon as possible.  One week prior to the course, only internet registrations and faxed registrations that include an email will be accepted.  Please note that the course could reach its maximum enrollment before this time.  


The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.