Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 20th, 1998
Based on statistical evidence, over 10,000 debilitating knee injuries can be expected in female athletes on the collegiate level in any given year. At the high school level, female athletes have a five times greater risk than males of sustaining this type of injury, meaning that as many as 20,000 will suffer a serious knee injury each year.
These injuries, most commonly ruptures of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or sprains of the...
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