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High knee abduction moments are common risk factors for patellofemoral pain (PFP) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in girls: Is PFP itself a predictor for subsequent ACL injury?

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  • Gregory D Myer Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Departments of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA The Sports Health and Performance Institute, OSU Sports Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kevin R Ford Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Departments of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, High Point University, High Point, North Carolina, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephanie L Di Stasi The Sports Health and Performance Institute, OSU Sports Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kim D Barber Foss Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lyle J Micheli The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Timothy E Hewett Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Departments of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA The Sports Health and Performance Institute, OSU Sports Medicine, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA Departments of Physiology and Cell Biology, Family Medicine and of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gregory D Myer, Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue; MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA; greg.myer{at}cchmc.org
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Myer GD, Ford KR, Di Stasi SL, et al
High knee abduction moments are common risk factors for patellofemoral pain (PFP) and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in girls: Is PFP itself a predictor for subsequent ACL injury?

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  • Accepted February 18, 2014
  • First published March 31, 2014.
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December 31, 2014

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