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New video evidence links trunk and knee motion in non-contact ACL injury
  1. Karim M Khan
  1. Professor K M Khan, UBC, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, and Department of Family Practice, 303-2647 Willow St at VGH, Vancouver V5ZIM9, Canada; karim.khan{at}

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Welcome to this almost summer issue of BJSM packed chock full with solutions. Please also make sure you checked last month’s “ACL issue”1 as well the bumper Concussion supplement.2 Continuing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) theme—because who can get enough of that—Associate Editor Hewett provides another jewel in his crown of contributions that aim to make ACL history. Last month, he and newly-minted PhD Carmen Quatman3 reviewed the arguments for the valgus forces being the primary mechanism in women; this contrasts with the “saggital plane” forces theory. That certainly stirred the pot!


This month comes the second punch of this flurry—original data showing clearly that in women ACL injury occurred when the …

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