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Plyometric Training Considerations to Reduce Knee Injuries

Meira Erik PT CSCS; Brumitt, Jason MSPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Journal: April 2005
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Strength and conditioning programs can serve a role in the prevention of injuries. Athletes who are at risk for a serious knee injury may benefit from a plyometric training program. The program that a high school coach develops or implements should be evidence based and address lower-extremity strength and biome-chanical techniques.

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