The ACL Solution: Prevention And Recovery For Sports' Most Devastating Knee Injury by Robert G. MarxThe ACL Solution: Prevention And Recovery For Sports' Most Devastating Knee Injury by Robert G. Marx

The ACL Solution: Prevention And Recovery For Sports' Most Devastating Knee Injury

byRobert G. Marx, Grethe MykleburstEditorRobert G. Marx

Paperback | June 19, 2012

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"InThe ACL Solution, you'll find close to 50 ACL-specific exercises designed by Dr. Myklebust, a physical therapist for the Norwegian national women's handball, soccer and volleyball teams, and a world-renowned expert on the science of ACL injury prevention. You'll learn how to better balance your body and strengthen the muscles around your knee to provide greater stability and endurance. Whether you're the parent of active children, a promising young athlete, a coach, or a 40-year-old who lives for his or her weekly basketball league, this book is a must read.

The ACL SolutionFeatures:

  • The Prevention Program, the center of this book, describes and illustrates the exercises that prevent ACL injuries.
  • A FAQ section, containing commonly asked questions by people who have had recent ACL tears.
  • An anatomy section that describes the anatomy of the knee
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magazine, Dr. Marx has written a book on bone tumors and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles in leading orthopedic and research journals, including the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. He was awarded with the 2003 O'Donoghue Sport Injury Research Award by the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine fo...
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Title:The ACL Solution: Prevention And Recovery For Sports' Most Devastating Knee InjuryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.38 inPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Demos (Trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1936303337

ISBN - 13:9781936303335

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: Fields of Pain
Chapter 1. How the Knee Works and What An ACL Is
Chapter 2. The Fragile State of the ACL
Chapter 3. What to Do If Your ACL Tears
Chapter 4. Getting Back In Action
Chapter 5. The ACL Protection Program
Chapter 6. Jumping Exercises
Chapter 7. Balance Exercises
Chapter 8. Strengthening Exercises
Chapter 9. Functional Exercises
Chapter 10. When Rehab Is Not Enough - Surgery
Chapter 11. Frequently Asked Questions
Resources
Index