Golfers have unusual hips, study suggests

Golfers have unusual hips, study suggests

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Professional golfers are likely to have oddly shaped hip joints, researchers have discovered.

The University of Warwick team put 55 elite players into medical MRI scanners and, to their surprise, found many had egg-shaped right hips while their left joints were the usual ball shape.

Whether golfing causes the deformity or not is unclear, they say in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

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