Proximal Risk Factors for ACL Injury: Role of Core Stability

  • Ajit M. W. ChaudhariEmail author
  • Steve T. Jamison
  • Thomas M. Best


This chapter describes the relationship of core stability to ACL injury. The terms core, stability, and core stability are defined. Measurement techniques and training for core stability are presented. Preliminary evidence of a connection between active and reactive activations of the core muscles and knee loading patterns relevant to ACL injury are described.


Core stability Core measurements Core-ACL connection ACL injury 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ajit M. W. Chaudhari
    • 1
    Email author
  • Steve T. Jamison
    • 2
  • Thomas M. Best
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Health and Rehabilitation SciencesOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.College of EngineeringOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  3. 3.Uhealth Sports MedicineUniversity of MiamiCoral GablesUSA

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