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TitleComplex integrative morphological and mechanical contributions to ACL injury risk
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsMcLean, S. G., & Beaulieu M. L.
JournalExercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Pagination192 - 200
Date Published2010/10//
ISBN Number1538-3008
KeywordsAnterior Cruciate Ligament, Athletic Injuries, Biomechanics, Female, Humans, Male, Models, Theoretical, Risk Assessment, Sex Factors, Sports Medicine, Stress, Mechanical, United States

By failing to consider the integrative impact of key morphological and neuromechanical factors within the anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanism, we consider the current injury prevention model to be flawed. Critical links between these factors continue to be identified, suggesting that a successful prevention model should entrench neuromuscular control strategies that can successfully cater to individual morphological vulnerabilities.


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