Table 3 Relation of components of prevention programmes to specific risk factors for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury
PositionIntervention strategyHow?
Extended knee at initial contactKnee flexionConcentric HS control and soft landing
Extended hip at initial contactHip flexionIliopsoas and rectus femoris control and soft landing
Knee valgus with tibiofemoral loadingAddress dynamic control; decrease dynamic valgusLateral hip control upon landing
Balance deficitsProprioception drillsDynamic balance training
Skill deficiencyImprove agilityAgility drills to address deceleration techniques and core stability
  • HS, hamstring.