Outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament injuries to running backs and wide receivers in the National Football League.

@article{Carey2006OutcomesOA,
  title={Outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament injuries to running backs and wide receivers in the National Football League.},
  author={James L. Carey and George Russell Huffman and Selene G. Parekh and Brian Sennett},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={1911-7}
}
BACKGROUND Anterior cruciate ligament injuries are common in professional football players, and their career impact is unclear. PURPOSE To quantify the affect of anterior cruciate ligament injuries on professional football player performance. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study (prognosis); Level of evidence, 2. METHODS Anterior cruciate ligament injury data from the National Football League were collected during a 5-year period (1998-2002) for running backs and wide receivers. Recorded variables… CONTINUE READING
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