Evidence-based concepts for prevention of knee and ACL
injuries. 2017 guidelines of the ligament committee of the German Knee Society
J, Diermeier T, Herbst E, Imhoff AB, Stoffels T, Zantop T, Petersen W, Achtnich
A. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2017 Oct 5. doi: 10.1007/s00402-017-2809-5. [Epub
ahead of print]
The German Knee Society (DKG) offered guidelines
to reduce the incidence of knee injuries, especially anterior cruciate ligament
injuries, in athletes. The recommendations were for 
clinicians, physical therapists,
athletes’ coaches, and to athletes. The document covers injury mechanisms,
assessment of risk factors, and prevention programs.