ACL injury prevention in soccer: The santa monica experience

Holly J. Silvers-Granelli, Robert H. Brophy, Bert R. Mandelbaum

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This chapter summarizes current data related to the epidemiology of soccer-related injuries and injury prevention programs designed to reduce the risk of these injuries. Studies regarding the Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance (PEP) program and the 11+ program (FIFA 11+) are summarized. A newer study on the video analysis of ACL injury mechanisms is detailed. Compliance with training is demonstrated to be a critical component of injury prevention efforts.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationACL Injuries in the Female Athlete
Subtitle of host publicationCauses, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9783662565582
ISBN (Print)9783662565575
StatePublished - Sep 7 2018


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