Power 30 – ACL Injury Prevention and Strengthening Program
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common knee joint injuries in athletes, with 250,000 occurring annually in the U.S.
They occur in females much more frequently than in males who are playing the same landing and cutting sports.
This prevention program consists of a warm-‐up, stretching, strengthening, plyometrics, and sport specific agilities to address potential deficits in the strength and coordination of the stabilizing muscles around the knee joint. The end goal is to optimize muscle balance and improve the athlete’s biomechanics, particularly with jumping and cutting type movements that typically stress the ACL.
Programs, like this one, can reduce the risk of ACL injury from approximately 25 to 80 percent in female athletes in sports such as soccer, basketball and volleyball.
- $100 for YMCA Members, $145 for non-members
- This camp is open to both recreational and competitive players.
- Ages: 12-18
- Sessions are December 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9,10, 11, 12 and 13 and 5 from 4 pm to 5 pm.
- All sessions led by our DOC, Jason Montgomery
- All sessions at the Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer
- Session Times: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
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For more information, contact Jason Montgomery at email@example.com. or 334-641-0122