Comparative injury rates of uninjured, anterior cruciate ligament-deficient, and reconstructed knees in a skiing population.

@article{Oates1999ComparativeIR,
  title={Comparative injury rates of uninjured, anterior cruciate ligament-deficient, and reconstructed knees in a skiing population.},
  author={Kenneth M Oates and D P Van Eenenaam and Karen Briggs and Katarzyna Homa and William I Sterett},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={606-10}
}
To evaluate the risks of skiing after anterior cruciate ligament injury with or without reconstruction, we performed a 3-year study of 5646 skiers employed by a large ski resort. All skiers underwent knee ligament examinations before entering the study. The participants were divided into three groups based on whether they had never had an anterior cruciate… CONTINUE READING