The correlations between estradiol, estrone, estriol, progesterone, and sex hormone-binding globulin and anterior cruciate ligament stiffness in healthy, active females.

@article{Romani2003TheCB,
  title={The correlations between estradiol, estrone, estriol, progesterone, and sex hormone-binding globulin and anterior cruciate ligament stiffness in healthy, active females.},
  author={William A. Romani and Jim Patrie and Leigh Ann Curl and Jodi Anne Flaws},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={287-98}
}
BACKGROUND Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) often requires surgery and extensive rehabilitation. Women who participate in collegiate sports and military drills are more likely to injure their ACL than are men participating in similar activities. The influence of the normal fluctuation of sex hormones on the physical properties of the ACL is one potential cause for this disparity. The purpose of this study was to report the correlation between estradiol, estrone, estriol… CONTINUE READING
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