Research has shown that the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament injuries is higher in female athletes than in male athletes. And anecdotal evidence points to a higher incidence of patellofemoral disorders in females versus males. This article reviews what is known about the incidence of these injuries, the reasons for sex differences in injury rates, the mechanisms behind the injuries, and strategies to prevent them.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jun 2007|