Numerous studies have shown that female athletes are more likely to get knee injuries, especially anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears and chronic pain, than their male counterparts. While previous research has focused on biomechanical differences as the main source of these problems, a new study suggests another distinction that could play a role: changes across
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Higher Rates Of Knee Injuries In Female Athletes May Be Due To Nerve And Muscle Activity Across Menstrual Cycle
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