Dec 14, 2017Camp ACL
High school athletes spend countless summer hours in camps and clinics improving their sport-specific skills. But all that work will mean little if they are sidelined by an ACL tear. That’s the reasoning behind the Sportsmetrics injury prevention summer camps that are gaining popularity nationwide.
Sportsmetrics is an evidence-based ACL injury prevention program developed by Frank Noyes, MD, Chair and Medical Director of the Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center, and his team of athletic trainers, physical therapists, and researchers. It can be implemented at any time of the year, but athletic trainers are finding that presenting it in a summer camp format is particularly effective.
It can be hard for young athletes to realize the benefit [of the camps]. We’ve had several players at our school suffer serious knee injuries