Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2021 Jun 12;86:105372. Epub 2021 May 12.
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; Department of Biomedical Engineering and Physiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; Sports Medicine Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Electronic address:
Background: Around half of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are treated through reconstruction, but the literature lacks mechanical investigation of reconstructions in a dynamic athletic task and rupture environment. The current objective was to ascertain the feasibility of investigating ACL reconstructions in a rupture environment during simulated landing tasks in a validated mechanical impact simulator.
Methods: Four cadaveric lower extremities were subjected to simulated landing in a mechanical impact simulator. Read More