Scientific knowledge expands daily. This article was published in 2008. THEREFORE…the information you are about to read MAY contain concepts that are obsolete…READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED!
The following is a summary of the IOC current concepts statement published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Contained within this summary are the general principles that were established based on decades of research pertaining to ACL injuries in female athletes. Since the amount of potential factors associated with injury are plentiful, this review is limited to only those concepts with conclusive evidence.
Mechanism of Non-Contact Injury
There you have it. My generalized summary of the IOC current concepts statement. Since published research on ACL injuries literally come out daily, please be reminded that some of the above concepts may have been updated.