Effectiveness of a neuromuscular and proprioceptive training program in preventing anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes: 2-year follow-up.

@article{Mandelbaum2005EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a neuromuscular and proprioceptive training program in preventing anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes: 2-year follow-up.},
  author={Bert R. Mandelbaum and Holly Jacinda Silvers and Diane S. Watanabe and John F. Knarr and Stephen D. Thomas and Letha Yurko Griffin and Donald T. Kirkendall and William Garrett},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 7},
  pages={1003-10}
}
BACKGROUND Among female athletes it has not been established whether a neuromuscular and proprioceptive sports-specific training program will consistently reduce the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries. PURPOSE To determine whether a neuromuscular and proprioceptive performance program was effective in decreasing the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injury within a select population of competitive female youth soccer players. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study; Level of evidence… CONTINUE READING
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