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Please note: Some of the resources below are NOT endorsed by the AAP

ACL injuries - Information on ACL injuries on the AAP's HealthyChildren.org website.

Preventing ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Video - This video provides an overview to preventing ACL injuries in young athletes and is a companion to the AAP clinical report, "Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention," published in the May 2014 issue of Pediatrics.
 
Preventing ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Video (Extended Interview) - Pediatric sports medicine physician Cynthia LaBella, MD, FAAP, provides information for clinicians on treating and preventing ACL tears in young athletes. Dr LaBella is the lead author of the AAP clinical report, "Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention".

Expert Sports Medicine Care in Support of Young Athletes - Pediatric sports medicine program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Knee Injury Prevention Program (KIPP) for Coaches ​- Instructional PowerPoint, along with videos demonstrating each of the exercises is available online for free.
 
Lachman Test and Anatomy of the Knee - Shane Miller, MD, FAAP, a member of the AAP Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, demonstrates how to correctly do the Lachman Test and provides an overview of the knee anatomy.

P4 ACL Injury Prevention Program - This six week, one-on-one program is $395 per person. It is available in and around Columbus, OH.

PEP Program: Prevent injury and Enhance Performance - PEP exercise descriptions can be downloaded for free. A video demonstrating the PEP exercises can be ordered for a $35 donation to the Santa Monica Sports Medicine Foundation.
 
Sportsmetrics: Warm-up for Injury Prevention and Performance (WIPP) - The Sportsmetrics™ WIPP Instructional DVD and Manual are available for $45. Sportsmetrics™ WIPP is also available on DVD with Vols. 1&2 Techniques and Training for $90.

 

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