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Abstract

One of the most frequently damaged structures of knee is the ACL. Among risk factors for ACL injury, particular attention is paid to anatomic ones-structural, hormonal, genetic, biomechanical, neuromuscular and environmental disorders. Correctly performed diagnostics and rehabilitation after knee injury determine the effectiveness of treatment. The diagnostic methods includes: subject examination, physical examination, imaging diagnostics and arthrometry. The overarching goal after ACL injury is regain knee joint stability and return to full mobility thus surgical methods to restore passive joint stability are recommended. Regular physical activity appears to be essential in maintaining good physical condition as opposed to a prevalently sedentary lifestyle. A properly selected form of movement and intensity convey improvement of our health, better body shape, improvement of ability and physical activity as well as improvement of well-being. Excessive loads on the musculoskeletal system and incorrect posture during exercise are not recommend, because these can lead to injury.

DOI

10.29359/BJHPA.11.4.13

Author ORCID Identifier

Pawel Gwiazdon https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4384-8119

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