Amount of Minutes Played Does Not Contribute to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in National Basketball Association Athletes.

@article{Okoroha2017AmountOM,
  title={Amount of Minutes Played Does Not Contribute to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in National Basketball Association Athletes.},
  author={Kelechi R. Okoroha and Kojo Marfo and Fabien Meta and Robert Matar and Ramsy Shehab and T. Thompson and Vasilios Bill Moutzouros and Eric C. Makhni},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2017},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={e658-e662}
}
There is limited information on the potential risk factors for sustaining an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in National Basketball Association (NBA) athletes. This study evaluated 83 NBA players who sustained an ACL injury between 1984 and 2015 to determine the influence of minutes played on injury risk. Minutes played in the injury game, during the season, and over their career were assessed, along with the ability to return to play, player efficiency rating, and playing time after… CONTINUE READING
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