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4 papers 100 to 500 followers MH Residency - female athlete
Christopher L Sheu, Aaron M Gray, David Brown, Brian A Smith
BACKGROUND: Females experience greater overall rates of athletic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury than males. The specific mechanisms of the predisposition remain unclear. HYPOTHESIS: Modeling of knee kinematics has shown that the more extended the knee joint, the greater the strain on the ACL. The authors hypothesized that female athletes would have a lesser degree of knee flexion than male athletes at initial ground contact while performing change-of-direction cutting maneuvers...
December 2015: Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
Kaitlyn Weiss, Chris Whatman
BACKGROUND: Knee injuries are prevalent among a variety of competitive sports and can impact an athlete's ability to continue to participate in their sport or, in the worst case, end an athlete's career. OBJECTIVE: The aim was to evaluate biomechanics associated with both patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries (in sports involving landing, change in direction, or rapid deceleration) across the three time points frequently reported in the literature: pre-injury, at the time of injury, and following injury...
September 2015: Sports Medicine
Darin A Padua, Barnett Frank, Alex Donaldson, Sarah de la Motte, Kenneth L Cameron, Anthony I Beutler, Lindsay J DiStefano, Stephen W Marshall
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2014: Clinics in Sports Medicine
Mary Jane De Souza, Nancy I Williams, Aurelia Nattiv, Elizabeth Joy, Madhusmita Misra, Anne B Loucks, Gordon Matheson, Marion P Olmsted, Michelle Barrack, Rebecca J Mallinson, Jenna C Gibbs, Marci Goolsby, Jeanne F Nichols, Barbara Drinkwater, Charlotte Sanborn, Rosemary Agostini, Carol L Otis, Mimi D Johnson, Anne Zeni Hoch, Julia M K Alleyne, L Tyler Wadsworth, Karsten Koehler, Jaci VanHeest, Paula Harvey, Amanda K Weiss Kelly, Michael Fredericson, George A Brooks, Emma O'Donnell, Lisa R Callahan, Margot Putukian, Lauren Costello, Suzanne Hecht, Mitchell J Rauh, Jacalyn McComb
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October 2014: British Journal of Sports Medicine
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