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  • Essay How Do You Tear Your ACL

    get the MRI results back because it is a huge setback. “You’ve torn your ACL.” Those are words an athlete never wants to hear. What is Your ACL? You may be wondering what your ACL is and what it does? Your ACL is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament. It is one of the four ligaments that stabilizes your knee so there is no excessive forward movement. The ACL also controls the twisting and rotation of your knee. So in other words, it is a pretty important part of your knee. How Do You Tear Your ACL?…

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  • Knee Joint Essay

    consistent result help enhance the awareness of physiotherapists to delineate post-operative rehabilitation and conduct the most suitable treatment on those patients who had a limited extremity of knee joint due to operations such as anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions and arthrofibrosis of the knee. (Lavernia, D"Apuzzo, Lee, & Rossi, 2008) It also helps to ensure the patients are fully recovered after surgical operations with normal ROM and no difficulties in daily activities and most…

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  • Personal Narrative: Destined To Be A Pediatrician

    Destined To Be A Pediatrician In one’s childhood, there is a very frequently asked question amongst oneself. This question, often asked by the elderly, is “what do you want to be when you grow up?” Very rarely does a child name off a career and truly pursue that same career it in the future. Growing up, there are several stages a child’s mind may and will go through. From changing their favorite Television shows as they age throughout the years, to changing their favorite color, song, or even…

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  • Nursing Facts Essay

    have it treated respectively. I am both a health paraprofessional and a patient. As an unemployed certified nursing assistant (CNA) whose certification is soon to be expired and a patient who’s currently undergoing recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery, I came across a problem that restlessly boggled my mind. I had often…

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  • Compare And Contrast Curry And Derrick Rose

    many minor injuries because they do not want to let their team down. Despite this fact, there are some injuries that no one can play through. Unfortunately for Rose, he has had a series of adverse events. Two years ago, he tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee which caused him to miss the entire season. His team, the Chicago Bulls, who had recruited and signed many talented players along with Rose in order to try and win the championship, was shocked by the loss. He…

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  • ACL Tears In Athletes

    As a collegiate athlete and growing up in the vast world of sports, I have seen my fair share of ACL tears in athletics. ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament. It is a located in the center of the knee. This injury tends to be common in soccer, football, and basketball. For my research paper I focused on the topic of ACL tears in athletes. My research question was, “What factors put athletes more at risk of tearing their ACL, and if torn, how do athletes bounce back mentally and physically…

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  • The Importance Of Cognitive Maturity

    At age sixteen we tend to believe we know it all. We tend to believe that the entire world revolves around us, and that we have the world in our hands. That things will work just fine, because we say so. Now, looking back to those years made me realize how immature we were, and more crazy, through that immaturity we tend to make bad decisions. Now, at age eighteen just leaving the adolescent stage and emerging to adulthood I realized that if it were not for those bad decisions I would not be the…

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  • The Importance Of Injury Prevention In Soccer

    Junge et al (2010) found that 70% of injuries occurring during training or matches in Swedish amateur soccer players were non-contact. This suggests that the biomechanics of a player’s movements may be a primary risk factor for injury. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries of the knee are of particular interest among female players as they are up to…

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  • Student Athletes Knee

    Athletes Knee“d” Answers In the span of a year, approximately 200,000 - 300,000 anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgeries are performed, of those surgeries, 90% are student athletes. Just last year, the amount of ACL surgeries increased by 25% , becoming just as popular as concussions and rotator cuff injuries. ACL tears are most common in female basketball and soccer players. Recently, studies have shown that because girls have more of a knock-knee alignment they are 2 to 8 more times to…

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  • Acl Tears Research Paper

    Overcoming an ACL Tear It’s game time, the whistle blows and the game begins. The first half passes and it’s 1-0 for the home team, it’s been pretty uneventful. Thankfully, there haven’t been any injuries, and the game has been clean. Eventually the second half starts winding down, the score now tied 1-1. Then comes a moment the players for both teams will never forget. An attacking player for the home team is dribbling at an away defender, the defender plants her foot and tries to turn with…

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