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ACL injury most likely in female high school athletes participating in basketball, soccer, lacrosse

Data presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics Conference and Exhibition indicates female high school athletes have a higher risk of ACL tear per exposure than their male counterparts. This risk is higher still in female athletes who participate in basketball, soccer and lacrosse.

It has been well established that the risk for ACL tear per athletic exposure is higher in female athletes compared to males

Source: Healio

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