The Female Athelete: Get Quicker, Jump Higher, Get Better!

What is an ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament)? It is the primary ligament in the knee that gives it “stability.” It is essential to run, jump, and change direction in many sports. Research shows that girls sustain knee injuries 5-10 times more often than boys. There are various reasons why this occurs… Continue reading to find out why, determine which factors you can control and learn ways to train to correct these problems.     – by Michael Ryan, ATC, CSCS

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