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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries - Latest Evidence & Clinical Use

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries - Latest Evidence & Clinical Use

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries - Latest Evidence & Clinical Use

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This course was recorded in April 2022


This online course will discuss the etiology, prevention and treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee.

Recent evidence will be summarized in ways that can be immediately integrated into clinical practice.



At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the current evidence relevant to the etiology, prevention and treatment of ACL injuries
  • Assess for biomechanical risk factors for ACL injuries and re-injuries
  • Apply the current evidence on ACL injury etiology and prevention in clinical practice and on the athletic field


Speaker Bio: 

Evangelos Pappas is currently a Professor and Associate Dean (intoHealth) at the University of Wollongong, Australia working on the university’s developing Health and Wellbeing Precinct. He has previously held positions at the Discipline of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney and Long Island University-Brooklyn. 

His research has focused on utilizing biomechanical, epidemiological and clinical methodology to investigate the etiology, prevention and treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries of the knee. He has published >120 peer-reviewed articles and his work has been funded by government agencies and private foundations. He has been interviewed on radio and in newspaper articles about sports injury prevention. 


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Course Material included in this course
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries - Latest Evidence & Clinical Use
  • Welcome!
  • Slides
  • Introduction
  • Epidemiology of ACL Injuries
  • Consequences of ACL Injuries
  • Mechanism of Injury - Biomechanics
  • Case Study
  • Prevention of ACL Injuries
  • Non-Surgical VS Surgical Treatment for ACL Injuries
  • Observational Study
  • Paediatric ACL Injuries
  • ACL Reconstruction with Different Grafts
  • Physiotherapy After ACLR
  • What We Can Do Better at the Clinic
  • Future Research-Surgery
  • Questions
  • Feedback
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