Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) ruptures are associated with the one of the highest injury burdens in elite and sub-elite football. ACL ruptures cost on average $6000 injury with women are between 2-8 times more likely to rupture their ACL. It is important to explore ways to reduce injury risk for all players.
First step....understand how it happens. This is an excellent video on the mechanism of ACL rupture and we will follow shortly with the most common ways it happens in football. Check it out!