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Female ACL Injury Prevention With a Functional Integration Exercise Model.

Pettineo, Steven J. MPT,CSCS; Jestes, Kurtis MPT, CSCS; Lehr, Michael MPT, CSCS

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Abstract

summary: A thorough review of the literature reveals that female athletes have a higher incidence of sustaining an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear compared to their male counter-parts.This article briefly describes the associated risk factors, anatomy, and etiology of the female ACL tear.More importantly, the primary objective of the article is to present a research driven functional training model designed to prevent ACL tears.

(C) 2004 National Strength and Conditioning Association

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