• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 27, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

Effect of Golf Swing Exercise on the Vascular Compliance and Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors in Elderly Women


This study applied golf swing program to investigate the effect on the blood vessel elasticity and metabolic syndrome risk factors of old aged women. Hence Control Group (CG) and Golf Group (GG) were set to compare the treatment effects. The golf swing program was conducted 5 times a week for 8 weeks. Through the process of this study, elasticity of blood vessel was improved in each part of body after the golf swing program whereas metabolic syndrome risk factors such as blood pressure, TG, HDL, and fasting glucose were positively improved.
Keywords: Blood Vessel Elasticity, Elderly Women, Golf Swing Program, Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors 


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