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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention for Female High School Athletes

Macaluso, Timothy D. MS, MBA, CSCS

Section Editor(s): Ronai, Peter MS, RCEP, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT

Strength & Conditioning Journal: October 2012 - Volume 34 - Issue 5 - p 56–59
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31826292ee
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SUMMARY: THIS COLUMN BRIEFLY DESCRIBES THE CURRENT RESEARCH INVOLVING ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) INJURY PREVENTION AND EXPLAINS A 6-WEEK PROGRAM IMPLEMENTED FOR FEMALE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETES WITH THE GOAL OF DECREASING THE INCIDENCE OF ACL INJURIES.

Department of Athletics, New Egypt High School, New Egypt, New Jersey

The Special Populations Column provides personal trainers who work with apparently healthy or medically cleared special populations with scientifically supported background information.

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COLUMN EDITOR: Peter Ronai, MS, RCEP, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT

Timothy D. Macaluso is the strength and conditioning coach and a teacher at New Egypt High School in New Jersey.

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