Young Athletes After ACLR Cleared for Sports Participation: How Many Actually Meet Recommended RTS Criteria Cutoffs?

This study from the US came out a couple weeks ago if I’m not mistaken. It was published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). Published: 2017 (Exact date not found) Open-access: NO This was a prospective cohort study. Participants: 115 young athletes (88 females) RTS Criteria used: International Knee Documentation Committee…

Likelihood of ACL graft rupture: not meeting six clinical discharge criteria before return to sport is associated with a four times greater risk of rupture

This must be one of the top 10 papers last year, according to Karim Khan it has to date more than 25k views. Published online: 15 July 2016 Open-access: Yes This is a must read for those who treat ACL patients. This study was done at Aspetar who looked 158 ACLR professional athletes who returned…