alexa Prevention of anterior cruciate ligament injury in the female athlete.
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Medicine

Anatomy & Physiology: Current Research

Author(s): Silvers HJ, Mandelbaum BR

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Abstract The relationships of gender, age and training to the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury are pivotal to developing a comprehensive neuromuscular and proprioceptive training programme to decrease ACL injuries in female athletes. A prophylactic neuromuscular and proprioceptive training programme may have direct benefit in decreasing the number of ACL injuries in female athletes. This research foundation endorses further epidemiological and biomechanical studies to determine the exact mechanism of ACL injury and the most effective intervention for decreasing ACL injuries in this high-risk population.
This article was published in Br J Sports Med and referenced in Anatomy & Physiology: Current Research

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