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ACL Injuries: More Prevalent Among Female Athletes?

In Physical Therapy, Sports Performance and Injury Prevention by Elyse Schroeder, PT, DPTLeave a Comment

According to Terry Malone, PT, EdD, ATC, FAPTA in his MedBridge Education course ACL/PCL Injuries, Surgeries, and Rehabilitation, the answer is: yes.  The occurrence of ACL injury in female athletes is greater than that of male athletes.  There’s evidence in the literature to substantiate this claim.  In a 1993 study headed by Malone looking at ACL injury prevalence in NCAA …