PT Inquest Episode 108: Postural Control and ACL Injury Risk

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Can someone do poorly on static balance tests and NOT be an ACL injury risk? I mean, if they’re having a hard time there they MUST be having issues during sport, right? Can poor coordination during one task predict poor coordination in another? What about more dynamic tests? IS JW ON DRUGS?!

No association between static and dynamic postural control and ACL injury risk among female elite handball and football players: a prospective study of 838 players.
Steffen K, Nilstad A, Krosshaug T, Pasanen K, Killingmo A, Bahr R.
Br J Sports Med. 2017 Feb;51(4):253-259. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-097068.

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Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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Photo credit: “Balance.” by Alex de Haas via Flickr.

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