PhD Title: Variability in the Golf Swing
Supervisor: Dr Francois-Xavier Li and Dr Matt Bridge
Ben is the Training Executive for Sports Science at the PGA National Training Academy at the Belfry. He is also currently completing a part time PhD in the field of golf biomechanics, studying movement variability in the swing.
Movement variability in the golf swing
Musculo-skeletal screening and links to golf performance
Junior Development for golf performance
Biomechanics, Strength and conditioning consultant to golfers:
Ladies European Tour Members
European Seniors Tour Members
England Golf West Midlands Regional U16 Squad
Various County Squads
Barclay, C., West, S., Shoaib, Q., Morrissey, D., & Langdown, B. (2011). Injuries patterns among professional golfers: an international survey. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 45, e1.
Langdown, B.L., Bridge, M., & Li, F-X. (2012). Variability of movement in the golf swing. Sports Biomechanics, 11, 273-287.
Langdown, B.L., Bridge, M., & Li, F-X. (in press). Address position variability in golfers of differing skill level. International Journal of Golf Science.
Langdown, B.L., Bridge, M., & Li, F-X. (submitted). Impact position variability in golfers of differing skill level. International Journal of Golf Science.p>