Sports Medicine Research: In the Lab & In the Field: Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine Position Statement: Neuromuscular Training Programs can Decrease Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Youth Soccer Players (Sports Med Res)
Monday, May 5, 2014

Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine Position Statement: Neuromuscular Training Programs can Decrease Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Youth Soccer Players

Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine Position Statement: Neuromuscular Training Programs can Decrease Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries in Youth Soccer Players

Campbell CJ, Carson JD, Diaconescu ED, Celebrini R, Rizzardo MR, Godbout V, Fletcher JA, McCormack R, Outerbridge R, Taylor T, Constantini N, Cote M. Clin J Sport Med. 2014 May;24(3):263-7.

The Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine has released a position statement regarding neuromuscular training programs in youth soccer. The “position statement reviews the literature and concludes that youth soccer players and their coaches can decrease the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries of the knee through the implementation of neuromuscular training (NMT) programs.” The association also proposes “a coordinated Canada-wide adoption of such injury prevention programs”. The document concludes with 8 recommendations.




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