Kevin R Ford

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Valgus knee motion during landing in high school female and male basketball players
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1745-50. 2003
  2. pmc Land-Jump Performance in Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): A Comparison to Matched Controls
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Int J Rheumatol 2009:478526. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Landing adaptations following isolated lateral meniscectomy in athletes
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1716-21. 2011
  4. pmc Longitudinal sex differences during landing in knee abduction in young athletes
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1923-31. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of in-shoe foot loading patterns on natural grass and synthetic turf
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 9:433-40. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of dynamic coronal plane excursion between matched male and female athletes when performing single leg landings
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, OH 45229, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:33-40. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability of landing 3D motion analysis: implications for longitudinal analyses
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2021-8. 2007
  8. pmc The effects of age and skill level on knee musculature co-contraction during functional activities: a systematic review
    K R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:561-6. 2008
  9. pmc Longitudinal effects of maturation on lower extremity joint stiffness in adolescent athletes
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1829-37. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical measures of neuromuscular control and valgus loading of the knee predict anterior cruciate ligament injury risk in female athletes: a prospective study
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology, Cincinatti Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:492-501. 2005

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Valgus knee motion during landing in high school female and male basketball players
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1745-50. 2003
    ..These differences in valgus knee motion may be indicative of decreased dynamic knee joint control in female athletes...
  2. pmc Land-Jump Performance in Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): A Comparison to Matched Controls
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Int J Rheumatol 2009:478526. 2009
    ..In addition, biomechanical assessment of hip extensor mechanics during dynamic tasks may provide an objective assessment tool to determine overall function in patients with JIA...
  3. doi request reprint Landing adaptations following isolated lateral meniscectomy in athletes
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1716-21. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that following lateral meniscectomy, athletes aged 14-25 years old would demonstrate altered landing biomechanics compared to sex, age, height, weight, and sport-matched controls...
  4. pmc Longitudinal sex differences during landing in knee abduction in young athletes
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1923-31. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether biomechanical and neuromuscular risk factors related to abnormal movement patterns increased in females, but not males, during the adolescent growth spurt...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of in-shoe foot loading patterns on natural grass and synthetic turf
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 9:433-40. 2006
    ..Further epidemiological investigation is warranted to determine the effects of playing surfaces on sport specific injury mechanisms...
  6. ncbi request reprint A comparison of dynamic coronal plane excursion between matched male and female athletes when performing single leg landings
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, OH 45229, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:33-40. 2006
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify gender and task differences in measures that may increase the risk of anterior cruciate ligament injury in female basketball and soccer athletes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reliability of landing 3D motion analysis: implications for longitudinal analyses
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2021-8. 2007
    ..The purpose was to determine the reliability of three-dimensional (3D) lower-extremity kinematic and kinetic variables during landing in young athletes measured within a session and between two sessions 7 wk apart...
  8. pmc The effects of age and skill level on knee musculature co-contraction during functional activities: a systematic review
    K R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:561-6. 2008
    ..To systematically review the current literature that relates the effects of age and skill level to motor control patterns of knee musculature co-contraction during functional movements...
  9. pmc Longitudinal effects of maturation on lower extremity joint stiffness in adolescent athletes
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1829-37. 2010
    ..Yearly changes in active joint stiffness may help explain when neuromuscular sex differences emerge in adolescent athletes that may relate to increased anterior cruciate ligament injury risk in females...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical measures of neuromuscular control and valgus loading of the knee predict anterior cruciate ligament injury risk in female athletes: a prospective study
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology, Cincinatti Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 33:492-501. 2005
    ..Female athletes participating in high-risk sports suffer anterior cruciate ligament injury at a 4- to 6-fold greater rate than do male athletes...
  11. pmc Relationship between hip and knee kinematics in athletic women during cutting maneuvers: a possible link to noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury and prevention
    Lauren E Imwalle
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:2223-30. 2009
    ..Therefore, these women may decrease dangerous knee loads that result from increased hip adduction during dynamic tasks, thus decreasing anterior cruciate ligament injury risk...
  12. doi request reprint Neuromuscular training techniques to target deficits before return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Gregory D Myer
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 22:987-1014. 2008
    ..This algorithmic approach may improve the potential for athletes to return to sport after ACL reconstruction at the optimal performance level and with minimized risk of reinjury...
  13. ncbi request reprint Specialized neuromuscular training to improve neuromuscular function and biomechanics in a patient with quiescent juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Gregory D Myer
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Phys Ther 85:791-802. 2005
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe a novel multidisciplinary approach for evaluating and preparing a patient with quiescent juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) for safe sports participation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Kinetic and kinematic differences between first and second landings of a drop vertical jump task: implications for injury risk assessments
    Nathaniel A Bates
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, United States
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 28:459-66. 2013
    ..We examined the first and second landings of a drop vertical jump for differences in kinetic and kinematic behaviors at the hip and knee...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of sex and age on isokinetic hip-abduction torques
    Jensen L Brent
    Academy of Sports Performance, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Sport Rehabil 22:41-6. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc Utilization of modified NFL combine testing to identify functional deficits in athletes following ACL reconstruction
    Gregory D Myer
    Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:377-87. 2011
    ..Case control...
  17. pmc Development and validation of a clinic-based prediction tool to identify female athletes at high risk for anterior cruciate ligament injury
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2025-33. 2010
    ..Clinic-based prediction algorithms that employ correlates derived from laboratory-based measurements also demonstrate high accuracy for prediction of high KAM mechanics during landing...
  18. pmc Altered postural sway persists after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and return to sport
    Mark V Paterno
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, United States Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, United States
    Gait Posture 38:136-40. 2013
    ..Further investigation is needed to determine if deficits in postural sway can be used as an effective criterion to assist in the decision to safely RTS after ACLR...
  19. doi request reprint Augmented feedback supports skill transfer and reduces high-risk injury landing mechanics: a double-blind, randomized controlled laboratory study
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 41:669-77. 2013
    ..There is a current need to produce a simple, yet effective method for screening and targeting possible deficiencies related to increased anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint Use of an overhead goal alters vertical jump performance and biomechanics
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:394-9. 2005
    ..These results indicate that overhead goals may be incorporated during training and testing protocols to alter lower-extremity biomechanics and can increase performance...
  21. pmc Biomechanics laboratory-based prediction algorithm to identify female athletes with high knee loads that increase risk of ACL injury
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:245-52. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to employ sensitive laboratory (lab-based) tools to determine predictive mechanisms that underlie increased KAM during landing...
  22. doi request reprint A prospective functional outcome and motion analysis evaluation of the hip abductors after femur fracture and antegrade nailing
    Michael Archdeacon
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and The Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:3-9. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Maturation leads to gender differences in landing force and vertical jump performance: a longitudinal study
    Carmen E Quatman
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:806-13. 2006
    ..Female athletes have increased risk of anterior cruciate ligament rupture after the onset of puberty...
  24. pmc Inter-segmental postural coordination measures differentiate athletes with ACL reconstruction from uninjured athletes
    Adam W Kiefer
    Center for Cognition, Action, and Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Gait Posture 37:149-53. 2013
    ..The results also indicate that dynamical coordination measures may provide objective measures of sensorimotor deficits following ACL reconstruction and can potentially guide rehabilitation interventions following reconstruction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of task-specific augmented feedback on deficit modification during performance of the tuck-jump exercise
    Benjamin W Stroube
    Div of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Sport Rehabil 22:7-18. 2013
    ..Specific factors have possible links to increasing a female athlete's chances of suffering an ACL injury. However, it is unclear if augmented feedback may be able to decrease possible risk factors...
  26. doi request reprint Three-dimensional motion analysis validation of a clinic-based nomogram designed to identify high ACL injury risk in female athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 39:19-28. 2011
    ..Laboratory-driven measurements predict high KAM with 90% accuracy. This study aimed to validate the clinic-based variables against 3-dimensional motion analysis measurements...
  27. ncbi request reprint An integrated approach to change the outcome part I: neuromuscular screening methods to identify high ACL injury risk athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2265-71. 2012
    ..The field-based measurements and software analyses were used in a prediction algorithm to identify those at potential risk of noncontact ACL injury that may directly benefit from neuromuscular training...
  28. doi request reprint Incidence of contralateral and ipsilateral anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury after primary ACL reconstruction and return to sport
    Mark V Paterno
    Sports Health and Performance Institute, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 22:116-21. 2012
    ..The hypotheses were that the IR of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury after ACLR would be greater than the IR in an uninjured cohort of athletes and would be greater in female athletes after ACLR than male athletes...
  29. pmc Longitudinal assessment of noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury risk factors during maturation in a female athlete: a case report
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Athl Train 44:101-9. 2009
    ..To present a unique case of a young pubertal female athlete who was prospectively monitored for previously identified anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury risk factors for 3 years before sustaining an ACL injury...
  30. pmc The effects of generalized joint laxity on risk of anterior cruciate ligament injury in young female athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:1073-80. 2008
    ..Women who participate in high-risk sports suffer anterior cruciate ligament injury at a 4- to 6-fold greater rate than men...
  31. doi request reprint New method to identify athletes at high risk of ACL injury using clinic-based measurements and freeware computer analysis
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:238-44. 2011
    ..High knee abduction moment (KAM) landing mechanics, measured in the biomechanics laboratory, can successfully identify female athletes at increased risk for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury...
  32. ncbi request reprint Preparticipation physical examination using a box drop vertical jump test in young athletes: the effects of puberty and sex
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 16:298-304. 2006
    ..This fact may underlie neuromuscular imbalances related to increased risk of injury in females. The hypothesis: female athletes would demonstrate mismatched landing force to power production compared with males...
  33. doi request reprint Biomechanical measures during landing and postural stability predict second anterior cruciate ligament injury after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and return to sport
    Mark V Paterno
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:1968-78. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Dynamic neuromuscular analysis training for preventing anterior cruciate ligament injury in female athletes
    Timothy E Hewett
    Sports Medicine Biodynamic Center, Cincinnati Children s Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Instr Course Lect 56:397-406. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint The effects of gender on quadriceps muscle activation strategies during a maneuver that mimics a high ACL injury risk position
    Gregory D Myer
    Division of Sports Medicine and Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati OH 45229, USA
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 15:181-9. 2005
    ..05). The results of this study suggest that females utilize neuromuscular activation strategies which may contribute to "dynamic valgus" and ACL rupture when performing high-risk maneuvers...
  36. doi request reprint Increased plantar force and impulse in American football players with high arch compared to normal arch
    Daniel W Carson
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, United States
    Foot (Edinb) 22:310-4. 2012
    ..While the effect of arch structure on dynamic function has been examined in straight line walking and running, the relationship between the two during multi-directional movements remains unstudied...
  37. ncbi request reprint No association of time from surgery with functional deficits in athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: evidence for objective return-to-sport criteria
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, 3333 Burnet Ave MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 40:2256-63. 2012
    ..Temporal guidelines for return to sport may not accurately identify impaired strength and neuromuscular control, which are associated with increased risk for second injury (contralateral and/or ipsilateral limb) after ACLR in athletes...
  38. ncbi request reprint An integrated approach to change the outcome part II: targeted neuromuscular training techniques to reduce identified ACL injury risk factors
    Gregory D Myer
    Human Performance Laboratory, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 26:2272-92. 2012
    ..If these integrated techniques are employed on a widespread basis, prevention strategies for noncontact ACL injury among young female athletes may prove both more effective and efficient...
  39. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: criteria-based progression through the return-to-sport phase
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:385-402. 2006
    ....
  40. pmc Differential neuromuscular training effects on ACL injury risk factors in"high-risk" versus "low-risk" athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:39. 2007
    ..The hypothesis was that high-risk athletes would decrease knee abduction moments while low-risk and control athletes would not show measurable changes...
  41. doi request reprint Clinical correlates to laboratory measures for use in non-contact anterior cruciate ligament injury risk prediction algorithm
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:693-9. 2010
    ..The hypothesis was that clinically obtainable correlates derived from the highly predictive laboratory-based models would demonstrate high accuracy to determine high knee abduction moment status...
  42. ncbi request reprint Decrease in neuromuscular control about the knee with maturation in female athletes
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1601-8. 2004
    ..Our hypothesis was that musculoskeletal changes that accompany maturation result in poor neuromuscular control of the knee joint in female athletes...
  43. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular training improves performance and lower-extremity biomechanics in female athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 19:51-60. 2005
    ..The results of this study support the hypothesis that the combination of multiple-injury prevention-training components into a comprehensive program improves measures of performance and movement biomechanics...
  44. pmc Cartilage pressure distributions provide a footprint to define female anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanisms
    Carmen E Quatman
    Departments of Physiology and Cell Biology, Sports Medicine Sports Health and Performance Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:1706-13. 2011
    ..The resultant footprint (location) of a bone bruise after ACL injury provides evidence of the inciting injury mechanism. Purpose/..
  45. ncbi request reprint Limb asymmetries in landing and jumping 2 years following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Mark V Paterno
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio 45229, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 17:258-62. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that females following ACLR would demonstrate side-to-side differences in landing and jumping kinetics after their return to sport (2+ years) that would not be observed in a group of healthy female controls...
  46. pmc The effects of gender and pubertal status on generalized joint laxity in young athletes
    Carmen E Quatman
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Sci Med Sport 11:257-63. 2008
    ..Structural and physiological changes that occur during puberty such as alterations in passive joint restraints, may affect the type, severity and incidence of injuries in the maturing adolescent population...
  47. doi request reprint The incidence and potential pathomechanics of patellofemoral pain in female athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25:700-7. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that increased dynamic knee abduction measured during preseason biomechanical testing would be increased in those who developed PFP relative to teammates who did not develop PFP...
  48. doi request reprint The relationship of hamstrings and quadriceps strength to anterior cruciate ligament injury in female athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Clin J Sport Med 19:3-8. 2009
    ..The primary hypothesis was that there would be decreased knee flexor and increased knee extensor strength in female athletes who went on to ACL injured status (FACL) compared to uninjured female (FC) and male (MC) control subjects...
  49. pmc Hip and knee extensor moments predict vertical jump height in adolescent girls
    Kevin R Ford
    Human Performance Laboratory, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1327-31. 2009
    ..Strength and conditioning specialists attempting to improve vertical jump performance should target power and strength training to the hip and knee extensors in their athletes...
  50. pmc A longitudinal evaluation of maturational effects on lower extremity strength in female adolescent athletes
    Catherine C Quatman-Yates
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Research Foundation, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 25:271-6. 2013
    ..Our purpose was to investigate the longitudinal trajectories of lower extremity strength across maturational stages for a cohort of female student athletes...
  51. doi request reprint Timing differences in the generation of ground reaction forces between the initial and secondary landing phases of the drop vertical jump
    Nathaniel A Bates
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, USA University of Cincinnati, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 28:796-9. 2013
    ..We examined the first and second landings of a drop vertical jump for differences in landing phase duration, time to peak force, and rate of force development...
  52. doi request reprint Sex-specific differences in the severity of symptoms and recovery rate following sports-related concussion in young athletes
    Kate Berz
    Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 41:58-63. 2013
    ..While research on adult recovery from concussion indicates sex-specific symptoms and recovery rates, there is little existing data on younger patient populations...
  53. pmc Methodological report: dynamic field tests used in an NFL combine setting to identify lower-extremity functional asymmetries
    Kathryn C Hickey
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 23:2500-6. 2009
    ..The MAT also provides good reliability between testing days. Both the VHP and the MAT may be useful for clinicians to identify the presence of lower-limb asymmetry and potential injury risk factors in athletic populations...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effects of plyometric versus dynamic stabilization and balance training on lower extremity biomechanics
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:445-55. 2006
    ..The biomechanical effects of plyometric and balance training utilized separately are unknown...
  55. pmc When to initiate integrative neuromuscular training to reduce sports-related injuries and enhance health in youth?
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 10:155-66. 2011
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes: Part 2, a meta-analysis of neuromuscular interventions aimed at injury prevention
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:490-8. 2006
    ....
  57. pmc Generalized joint laxity associated with increased medial foot loading in female athletes
    Kim D Barber Foss
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Athl Train 44:356-62. 2009
    ..The relationship between generalized joint laxity and plantar pressure distribution of the foot and the potential implications for lower extremity injury have not been studied...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reducing knee and anterior cruciate ligament injuries among female athletes: a systematic review of neuromuscular training interventions
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, College of Allied Health Sciences, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Knee Surg 18:82-8. 2005
    ..It may be that prepubertal or early pubertal female athletes may have the potential to achieve optimal biomechanical changes and the greatest chance of injury-free sports participation throughout their careers...
  59. doi request reprint Effects of sex on compensatory landing strategies upon return to sport after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Mark V Paterno
    Division of Occupational and Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:553-9. 2011
    ..Controlled laboratory, cross-sectional, cohort design...
  60. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the kinematics of unanticipated cutting in young athletes
    Kevin R Ford
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001 Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:124-9. 2005
    ..The hypotheses were that female athletes would display increased knee abduction, increased ankle eversion and decreased knee flexion during the unanticipated cutting maneuver compared with males...
  61. doi request reprint Sex differences in proximal control of the knee joint
    Jurdan Mendiguchia
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Sports Med 41:541-57. 2011
    ..These differences may increase the risk of ACL injury among female athletes. Prevention programmes targeted towards trunk and hip neuromuscular control may decrease the risk for ACL injuries...
  62. ncbi request reprint Preferential quadriceps activation in female athletes with incremental increases in landing intensity
    Kevin R Ford
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and with the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
    J Appl Biomech 27:215-22. 2011
    ..The resultant decreased activation ratio of the hamstrings relative to quadriceps before landing may represent altered dynamic knee stability and may contribute to the increased risk of ACL injury in female athletes...
  63. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes: Part 1, mechanisms and risk factors
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:299-311. 2006
    ..Identification of both extrinsic and intrinsic risk factors associated with the anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanism may provide direction for targeted prophylactic treatment to high-risk individuals...
  64. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in hip adduction motion and torque during a single-leg agility maneuver
    Timothy E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Division of Sports Medicine, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Orthop Res 24:416-21. 2006
    ..Females also exhibited significantly increased external hip adduction moments during landing 1, however, no differences were found between genders during landings 2 and 3...
  65. ncbi request reprint Early rehabilitation following surgical fixation of a femoral shaft fracture
    Mark V Paterno
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnett Ave, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Phys Ther 86:558-72. 2006
    ..The purpose of this case report is to describe the outcome of a patient following fixation of a midshaft femur fracture and an evaluation-based, immediate-weight-bearing approach to rehabilitation...
  66. pmc Biomechanical and performance differences between female soccer athletes in National Collegiate Athletic Association Divisions I and III
    Rose Smith
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Athl Train 42:470-6. 2007
    ..The recent increase in women's varsity soccer participation has been accompanied by a lower extremity injury rate that is 2 to 6 times that of their male counterparts...
  67. ncbi request reprint Predictors of sprint start speed: the effects of resistive ground-based vs. inclined treadmill training
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Medical Center Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 21:831-6. 2007
    ..The results of this study indicate that both incline treadmill and resistive ground-based training are effective at improving sprint start speed, although they potentially do so through differing mechanisms...
  68. ncbi request reprint The effects of plyometric vs. dynamic stabilization and balance training on power, balance, and landing force in female athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:345-53. 2006
    ..A combination of PLYO and BAL training may further maximize the effectiveness of preseason training for female athletes...
  69. doi request reprint Integrative training for children and adolescents: techniques and practices for reducing sports-related injuries and enhancing athletic performance
    Gregory D Myer
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 39:74-84. 2011
    ..The cornerstone of integrative training is age-appropriate education and instruction by qualified professionals who understand the physical and psychosocial uniqueness of children and adolescents...
  70. ncbi request reprint Methodological approaches and rationale for training to prevent anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes
    Gregory D Myer
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 14:275-85. 2004
    ..The purpose of this review is to highlight training components that may reduce ACL injury risk and assess their potential for combined use in performance-oriented protocols...
  71. pmc Multiple risk factors related to familial predisposition to anterior cruciate ligament injury: fraternal twin sisters with anterior cruciate ligament ruptures
    T E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and Research Foundation, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Br J Sports Med 44:848-55. 2010
    ..The objective of this twin study was to examine these risk factors to identify commonalities in risk factors that predisposed female fraternal twins to ACL injury...
  72. pmc A pilot study to determine the effect of trunk and hip focused neuromuscular training on hip and knee isokinetic strength
    G D Myer
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center and Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati Children s Hospital, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:614-9. 2008
    ..The objective was to determine the effect of trunk focused neuromuscular training (TNMT) on hip and knee strength. The hypothesis was that TNMT would increase standing isokinetic hip abduction, but not knee flexion/extension, strength...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prevention of anterior cruciate ligament injuries
    T E Hewett
    Children s Hospital Research Foundation, Room 3057 TCHRF, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 1:218-24. 2001
    ..13.]. Preliminary research on athlete screening and injury prediction based on the three aforementioned imbalances also is presented with recommendations for developing screening protocols for the identification of high-risk athletes...
  74. pmc Sex differences in force attenuation: a clinical assessment of single-leg hop performance on a portable force plate
    A D Harrison
    Division of Occupational and Physical Therapy, The Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:198-202. 2011
    ..The authors hypothesised that females would demonstrate greater vGRF and force loading rate than males and show interlimb differences in force attenuation...
  75. pmc A review of electromyographic activation levels, timing differences, and increased anterior cruciate ligament injury incidence in female athletes
    T E Hewett
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Br J Sports Med 39:347-50. 2005
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarise the evidence for altered muscular activation and timing relative to ACL injury risk in female athletes...
  76. doi request reprint The effects of isolated and integrated 'core stability' training on athletic performance measures: a systematic review
    Casey A Reed
    Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Human Performance Laboratory, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Sports Med 42:697-706. 2012
    ..Core stability training, operationally defined as training focused to improve trunk and hip control, is an integral part of athletic development, yet little is known about its direct relation to athletic performance...
  77. ncbi request reprint Reaching kinematics to measure motor changes after mental practice in stroke
    Timothy E Hewett
    Department of Pediatric and Orthoapedic Surgery, Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center at Cincinnati Children s Hospital Research Foundation, University of Cincinnati College, Academic Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 14:23-9. 2007
    ..To examine mental practice (MP) efficacy using a new kinematics reaching model...
  78. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular training improves single-limb stability in young female athletes
    Mark V Paterno
    Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center, Department of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:305-16. 2004
    ..Controlled single-group pretest/posttest design...
  79. ncbi request reprint The validation of a portable force plate for measuring force-time data during jumping and landing tasks
    Mark S Walsh
    Department of Physical Education, Health and Sport Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    J Strength Cond Res 20:730-4. 2006
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