Promotion of ACL Intervention Training Worldwide

  • Sue Barber-WestinEmail author
  • Frank R. Noyes


This chapter discusses the need to adopt a public health approach in order to achieve the successful widespread implementation of ACL intervention training programs. This approach involves using epidemiologically based research methods and models designed to evaluate the public health significance of injuries and the feasibility and outcomes of prevention programs. These models attempt to determine the outcome of a program from the viewpoint of both the participants and settings (organizations), along with the ability to deliver the intervention to large numbers of people across different regions for a long period of time. Sports injury prevention models are presented that should be taken into consideration for future use. Studies that have addressed the knowledge and attitudes of athletes and coaches toward injury prevention training are summarized.


ACL training Prevention models Public health Evaluation frameworks 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cincinnati Sportsmedicine and Orthopaedic CenterCincinnatiUSA

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