ACL Tears Rising Among Teen Girls
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 617 , Segment 5
Episode: Generals in Government, Preventing Dementia, What Is Race?
- Aug 15, 2017 11:00 pm
- 8:55 mins
Guest: Mackenzie Herzog, Doctoral Candidate, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health There’s an alarming trend among teen athletes: the number of ACL tears—that’s when one of the crucial stabilizing ligaments in the knee rips or is severed—are on the rise, especially in young women. This is from a new report published in JAMA Pediatrics. Find exercises for preventing ACL injuries here.