Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in the female athlete. Potential risk factors.

@article{Huston2000AnteriorCL,
  title={Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in the female athlete. Potential risk factors.},
  author={Laura J Huston and Mary Lou V. H. Greenfield and Edward M. Wojtys},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2000},
  volume={372},
  pages={50-63}
}
In the general population, an estimated one in 3000 individuals sustains an anterior cruciate ligament injury per year in the United States, corresponding to an overall injury rate of approximately 100,000 injuries annually. This national estimate is low for women because anterior cruciate ligament injury rates are reported to be two to eight times higher in women than in men participating in the same sports, presenting a sizable health problem. With the growing participation of women in… CONTINUE READING

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