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Higher risk of ACL rupture in amateur football compared to professional football: 5-year results of the ‘Anterior cruciate ligament-registry in German football’

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Szymski, Dominik ; Achenbach, Leonard ; Zellner, Johannes ; Weber, Johannes ; Koch, Matthias ; Zeman, Florian ; Huppertz, Gunnar ; Pfeifer, Christian ; Alt, Volker ; Krutsch, Werner
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 12 Oct 2021 05:27

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Purpose Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are a common severe type of football injury at all levels of play. A football-specific ACL registry providing both prospective ACL injury data according to the skill level and risk factors for ACL injury is lacking in the literature. Methods This study is based on the prospective 'ACL registry in German Football' implemented in the 2014-15 season. ...


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