Proximal risk factors for ACL injury: Role of core stability

Ajit M.W. Chaudhari, Steve T. Jamison, Thomas Best

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This chapter describes the relationship of core stability to ACL injury. The terms core, stability, and core stability are defined. Measurement techniques and training for core stability are presented. Preliminary evidence of a connection between active and reactive activations of the core muscles and knee loading patterns relevant to ACL injury are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationACL Injuries in the Female Athlete
Subtitle of host publicationCauses, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9783662565582
ISBN (Print)9783662565575
StatePublished - Sep 7 2018
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Chaudhari, A. M. W., Jamison, S. T., & Best, T. (2018). Proximal risk factors for ACL injury: Role of core stability. In ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete: Causes, Impacts, and Conditioning Programs (pp. 189-205). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.