Blog - ACL - Page 2
by Adam Culvenor

Functional or physical performance tests, such as hop tests, are commonly used by physiotherapists and other rehabilitation clinicians to evaluate recovery after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury and reconstruction. Indeed, they make up a vital part of the clinical decision on when to progress patients to next stages of rehabilitation and when an athlete can…read more

by Dr Christian Barton (Editor)

        Thanks to everyone who attended our fantastic ACL symposium in November 2017. Below you will find slides and resources from some of our great presenters. A special thank you to Club Warehouse for sponsoring the event! Watch this space for more events and resources in 2018. We will be holding a…read more

by Dr Christian Barton (Editor)

Adam Culvenor and I published a blog in BJSM recently about the need to shift funding of research on surgical approaches to improving exercise rehabilitation. Here is a nice video summary:   Read the full blog here    

by Liam West

La Trobe Sport & Exercise Medicine (LASEM) Research Centre are proud to facilitate a two day symposium aimed at advancing ACL injury management & outcomes through a multi-disciplinary education approach. We have arranged a world class line up of speakers that hosts not only top talent from Victoria but also from across the globe.   ****…read more

by Brooke Patterson

“It felt like I had broken my leg” – Kate Sheahan on her ACL injury on the weekend In light of the 6 ACL injuries sustained by players at the half way mark of the 8 week AFL Women’s competition this an opportune time to share this and answer what many seem to be unsure…read more

by Dr Christian Barton (Editor)

“Having an ACL reconstruction does not mean you automatically go back to playing sport” – Dr Clare Adern, September 2016. In the lead up to the 2016 Sports Medicine Australia Conference at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in October, I had the pleasure of speaking to Dr Clare Ardern, a Post-Doctoral Researcher from Linköping University in Sweden. She…read more