7 Basic Conditioning Exercises to Prevent Soccer ACL Knee Injuries

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USA Womens Soccer Player Ali Krieger describes the horror of suffering an ACL injury and along with Orthopedic Specialist James Gilber MD, describes how best to prevent this type of injury, particularly if you are a female soccer player. Female soccer players are eight times more likely to sustain an ACL injury compared to male players.

7 Basic Conditioning Exercises to Prevent Soccer ACL Knee Injuries

Basic Exercise 1 : Basic Squat (3 sets x 10  reps)

Basic Exercise 2 : Jump Squat (3 sets x 10  reps)

Basic Exercise 3: Lateral Bounds (3 sets x 10  reps)

Basic Exercise 4: Step Ups (3 sets x 10  reps)

Basic Exercise 5: Hamstring Curls (3 sets x 10  reps)

Basic Exercise 6: Ball walk out ( 5 sets)

Basic Exercise 7: Dead Lift (3 sets x 10  reps)

Source : Safekids.org

 

 

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