Can We Predict ACL Injury Risk? + MORE

Can We Predict ACL Injury Risk? + MORE
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Can We Predict ACL Injury Risk?

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national youth football tournaments 1493786646 426712318 Can We Predict ACL Injury Risk? + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Some abnormal movement patterns, particularly with poor landing mechanics from jumping will lead to an increased risk for an ACL tear
Video and forceplate movement analysis systems are available that are very good at screening for these abnormal movement patterns but require the athlete to go to a specialized facility for testing
Smartphone and Kinect based systems are under development and offer possibilities for portability and lower cost…

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