Description

This course is a basic guide to help you learn the various ways you can reduce your risk of an ACL injury. It's aim is to give athletes, coaches, and trainers a rudimentary understanding of ACL injuries and how to prevent them. The course is intended for coaches and/or athletes involved in soccer, basketball, football, volleyball, lacrosse, tennis, or any other sport that involves a significant amount of dynamic movement and change of direction. The prevention program includes lectures on basic body and health maintenance, core strength work, lower extremity strength training, plyometrics, and agility workouts. After watching this course you will learn: 1. Why the ACL gets injured, how it happens, and what happens when it does 2. Theories to why female athletes hurt their ACL's more than male athletes 3. The necessary precautions an athlete needs to take in order to reduce his or her risk of injury