ERIC Number: EJ663739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Training for Women's Basketball: A Biomechanical Emphasis for Preventing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury.
Pettitt, Robert W.; Bryson, Erin R.
Strength and Conditioning Journal, v24 n5 p20-29 Oct 2002
Summarizes proposed variables linked with higher incidences of anterior cruciate ligament tears in females and the biomechanical aspects of the lower extremity during the performance of common basketball skills, focusing on gender differences in knee joint stability and neuromuscular control, biomechanical aspects of lower extremity skills in basketball, and conditioning (recommendations for resistance exercise, plyometric, and sprint conditioning programs). (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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