{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Establishment and Evaluation of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention Program

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Description

Injury prevention programs are necessary for athletes of all ages. Because of increasing numbers of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female high school athletes, in particular soccer players, it is important to prevent this costly injury with potential long-term complications. This article discusses an injury prevention program which utilized functional movement and training. Statistically significant results in improved core measures were noted.

Purpose of Activity

To present the details of a study done to evaluate an anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention program that was created based on evidence of the best means of reducing modifiable risk factors and increasing core strength and proprioception.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the scope of the problem and goals of the author's study.
  2. Discuss the study findings and implications for practice.
Price: $12.95

Credits:

  • FPTA 1.0 CEH

The Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) has approved this course for continuing education. CE21-561671

Test Code: ON0516CPT
Published: May/Jun 2016
Expires: 12/31/2021
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Rebecca Liebert, DNP, MSN, NP-C, ONP-C