ACL Injuries in Female Athletes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323548397

ACL Injuries in Female Athletes

1st Edition

Editors: Robin West Brandon Bryant
Paperback ISBN: 9780323548397
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 30th November 2018
Page Count: 128

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This easy-to-read reference presents a succinct overview of clinically-focused topics covering the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of ACL injuries in the female athlete. Written by two professional team physicians, it provides practical, focused information for orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeons and physicians.

Key Features

  • Covers ACL injury risk factors and prevention, including biomechanics, biology, and anatomy of the female athlete.
  • Discusses graft choices, the biology of healing, rehabilitation and return to play, future options for treatment, and more.
  • Addresses special considerations such as pediatric ACL and revision ACL.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and experience in this timely area into one convenient resource.

Table of Contents


1. Injury Epidemic

2. Risk Factors: Biomechanics, Biology, and Anatomy

3. ACL Prevention Programs Overview

4. ACL Anatomy

5. ACL Graft Choices in the Female Athlete

6. Biology of Healing after ACL Reconstruction

7. Special Considerations: Pediatric ACL

8. Special Considerations: Revision ACL

9. Rehabilitation and Return to Play after ACL Reconstruction

10. Future Options: biologic augmentation, graft choices

11. Psychology of Return to Play after ACL Injury


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About the Editor

Robin West

Brandon Bryant