• By Dana Sparks

Sports Knee Injuries; Protecting the ACL (pkg.)

August 8, 2012

The scenario is all too common on soccer fields and basketball courts. An athlete jumps to get the ball, lands hard and blows out a knee. Because of physiological differences, girls are actually four to six times more likely to suffer a certain kind of knee injury than boys. So, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine experts developed a training camp focused on helping young female athletes prevent knee injuries. Vivien Williams has this report.
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