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ACL Injury Prevention

September 18, 2009

This story is all too common on the soccer field and basketball court. A high school athlete jumps to get the ball, lands and blows out a knee. And most of that time those athletes are girls. Girls are four to six times more likely to suffer a certain kind of knee injury than boys. And that's why sports medicine specialists at Mayo Clinic developed a camp aimed at preventing knee injuries for young female athletes.