Risk factors for anterior cruciate ligament injury in high school and college athletes.

@article{WoodfordRogers1994RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for anterior cruciate ligament injury in high school and college athletes.},
  author={B Woodford-Rogers and L Cyphert and Craig R. Denegar},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  year={1994},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={343-6}
}
The anterior cruciate (ACL) is the most frequently ruptured ligament of the knee. Some authors have suggested that excessive internal tibial rotation concomitant with hyperpronation of the subtalar joint during stance and inherent knee joint laxity may predispose an athlete to knee injury. Over a period of 2 years, we identified 14 ACL-injured football players and eight ACL-injured female basketball players and gymnasts. We matched them by sport, team, position, and level of competition with 22… CONTINUE READING
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