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Why Are WomenMoreProneto Knee Injuries Than Men?

Using a national insurance claims and prescription database of 23,428 young women between ages 15 and 19, the study found that women with an ACL knee injury who were taking the birth control pill were less likelyto need corrective s...

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Differences in knee flexion and extension angles of peak torque between men and women

Some authors attribute the fact that women are morepronetoACL injuries to the fact that their knee and hip joints show slight anatomical differences compared to those of men. A smaller intercondylar notch in women has been blamed, ...

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What are the factors contributing to the differences in ACL injuries in male and female athletes?

Quadriceps angle (Q-angle) is one possibility of why females are morepronetoACL injury. Due to a wider pelvis, females have an increased angle between the long axis of the ... make sense that the angle created by wider hips in the ...

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NSERC - Impact Story - Having an Impact

Many of the most popular sports, such as downhill skiing and hockey, are particularly high risk for the injury. One of the puzzles about torn ACLs is that female athletes are moreproneto the injury. Female competitive skiers, for ex...

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Diagnosing and managing anterior cruciate ligament injuries

[5] A recent assessment of high school basketball players in Texas found that women and men had an equal incidence of knee injuries, but the women were four times morelikely than the men totear their ACL. [5] The cause of this is un...

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Ramp lesions associated with ACL injuries are morelikelyto be present in contact injuries and complete ACLtears

Ramp lesions associated with ACL injuries are morelikelyto be present in contact injuries and complete ACLtearsThe purpose of this study was to analyse patient and injury characteristics as well as arthroscopic findings in a prospe...

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Men Seem MoreLikely Than Womento Develop Hole in Knee Cartilage; Damage, which tends to occur after ACL injury, raises risk for os...

Men Seem MoreLikely Than Womento Develop Hole in Knee Cartilage; Damage, which tends to occur after ACL injury, raises risk for osteoarthritis, researchers say.Mozes, Alan...

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ACL: The Anatomically Chauvinistic Ligament

ACL: The Anatomically Chauvinistic Ligament... Boston College athletics’ orthopedic surgeon, Diane English, confirmed my worst fear: I had torn my anterior cruciate ligament, known more commonly as the ACL. ...It is apparent that wo...

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Anatomic Factors that May Predispose Female Athletes to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Abstract Female athletes are 2 to 10 times morelikelyto injure their anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) than male athletes. There has been greater recognition of this gender discrepancy because female participation in competitive ath...

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The femaleACL: why is it moreproneto injury?

Abstract Multiple factors are responsible for ACLtears. The key factor in the gender discrepancy appears to be dynamic, not static, and proximal, not d...

Stars: 57 Updated: February 23rd,2018

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