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Which motions are the usual ones that tear an acl? What motions should I avoid?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
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In brief: ACL tears
In competitive sports, twisting motions are the most common precipitators of an acl tear--cutting, changing direction, sudden stops against force.
Playing soccer causes as many injuries of this type as football. Young women are particularly at risk since their estrogen hormones make the ligaments looser.

In brief: ACL tears
In competitive sports, twisting motions are the most common precipitators of an acl tear--cutting, changing direction, sudden stops against force.
Playing soccer causes as many injuries of this type as football. Young women are particularly at risk since their estrogen hormones make the ligaments looser.
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