ACL Injury

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3 Ways female athletes move which presents a greater risk of ACL injury

When video footage of ACL injuries are studied, there are clear components that occur and lead to injury. Some of these components however are exaggerated in females, resulting in increased vulnerability and higher chances of ACL injuries in sports that involve jumping and change of direction such as Australian Rules Football and Soccer. We will …

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Aflw Vs Acl Injury Rates

Why are AFLW players 9x more likely to sustain an ACL injury than male AFL players?

There are increasing numbers of females moving into AFL which is great!! BUT, the number of ACL injuries I’m seeing coming through the door in the last couple of years is SCARY! Here are some of the factors that are contributing to ACL injuries in AFLW: ​NEW SPORT – AFLW is a relatively new sport meaning that …

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