The ACL Solution

The ACL Solution

Prevention and Recovery for Sports' Most Devastating Knee Injury

Book - 2012
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Perseus Publishing
For many athletes, tearing the ACL is a devastating knee injury. In The ACL Solution, Dr. Robert G. Marx, orthopedic surgeon and world leading authority on ACL injury tells you everything you need to know about how to prevent it or recover if you are already injured. Close to 50 ACL-specific exercises are described by Dr. Myklebust, a physical therapist for the Norwegian national women’s handball, soccer and volleyball teams, and a world-renowned expert on the science of ACL injury prevention. You’ll learn how to better balance your body and strengthen the muscles around your knee to provide greater stability and endurance. Whether you're the parent of active children, a promising young athlete, a coach, or a 40-year-old who lives for his or her weekly basketball league, this book is a must read.


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Marx (orthopedic surgery and public health, Weill Cornell Medical College) et al. show athletic trainers, coaches, parents, and players of all ages how to prevent a torn ACL. They explain the anatomy of the ligament, risk factors for injuries, what to do if an injury has already occurred, surgical treatments, rehabilitation, and an exercise program for prevention, which involves strength, balance, plyometrics, jumping, and running exercises. B&w photos complement the text. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Springer Publishing
"In The ACL Solution, you'll find close to 50 ACL-specific exercises designed by Dr. Myklebust, a physical therapist for the Norwegian national women's handball, soccer and volleyball teams, and a world-renowned expert on the science of ACL injury prevention. You'll learn how to better balance your body and strengthen the muscles around your knee to provide greater stability and endurance. Whether you're the parent of active children, a promising young athlete, a coach, or a 40-year-old who lives for his or her weekly basketball league, this book is a must read.

The ACL Solution Features:

  • The Prevention Program, the center of this book, describes and illustrates the exercises that prevent ACL injuries.
  • A FAQ section, containing commonly asked questions by people who have had recent ACL tears.
  • An anatomy section that describes the anatomy of the knee
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Publisher: New York : DemosHEALTH, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781936303335
1936303337
Branch Call Number: 617.5 MARX
Characteristics: xviii, 174 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Boyle, Brian W.
Myklebust, Grethe

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