• Jump training after ACL reconstruction reduced secondary injury, OA risk factors

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    Athletes who underwent jump training after ACL reconstruction reduced some risk factors for secondary injury and osteoarthritis, while making lasting improvements in physical function measures and mechanical and neuromuscular coordination deficits, according to results published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
    Researchers assessed IKDC questionnaire scores, leg landing mechanics, knee joint effusion and a surface electromyography-generated co-contraction index during a single-legged landing among 30 athletes who underwent ACL reconstruction. Of the 30 athletes, researchers randomly
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