PT Inquest Episode 134: ACL Injury and Cardiovascular Diseases

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Sometimes it seems like ACL injury can be linked to all kinds of future problems. In this example there is a correlation to future myocardial infarction, although not statistically significant. We all know that showing a correlation doesn’t mean causation, but what exactly does it mean? More importantly, just how many people are murdered by steam related weapons?!

Relation of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears to Potential Chronic Cardiovascular diseases.
Meehan WP, Weisskopf MG, et al.
American Journal of Cardiology. 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.08.030.

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“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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