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Is there a potential relationship between prior hamstring strain injury and increased risk for future anterior cruciate ligament injury?

Serpell, Benjamin; Opar, David A.


Hamstring strain injuries (HSIs) are the most prevalent injury in a number of sports, and while anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are less common, they are far more severe and have long-term implications, such as an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis later in life. Given the high incidence and severity of these injuries, they are key targets of injury preventive programs in elite sport. Evidence has shown that a previous severe knee injury (including ACL injury) increases the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2013.07.028


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