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".
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.