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Is Vertical Stiffness Associated with Common Traumatic Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Football Codes? An Observational Study with a Focus on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Gordon, Benjamin


Injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a career limiting event for many sports people. Irrespective of a person’s activity level and whether they undergo surgery or conservative rehabilitation, ACL injury can lead to osteoarthritis later in life and other comorbidities. ACL injury rates remain high despite considerable research to reduce its incidence. Therefore, novel methods for preventing ACL injury are needed. In a published...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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