Abstract of poster presentation presented at 2011 Asics Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport (ACSMS).
From the onset of puberty females are at a greater risk of sustaining a non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture compared to males. Increased anterior knee laxity (AKL) in females
has been proposed as a possible mechanism for increased ACL injury risk, due to the associated decrease in knee joint stability during landing movements. Despite this association, there is a
dearth of literature investigating the effects of increased AKL on lower limb landing biomechanics in adolescent girls.