ACL - Links, Facts, & Opinions

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Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

Looking up information on ACL injuries again - will probably write a blog - best female athlete I've ever coached is 8th grader-just tore it

18/09/2012 21:22:21 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

Her name is Eleni, she actually is one of the best athletes I've ever coached, male or female. My heart goes out to her.

18/09/2012 21:23:47 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

Cracked the sub 60 barrier in 400 meters as a 6th grader & ran under 59 last year. Plays soccer & has the heart of a lion.

18/09/2012 21:24:41 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

Extremely coachable - treasures her gift & is a great teammate and competitor. It's been my honor to coach her in basketball & track.

18/09/2012 21:25:50 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

Parents did a lot of preventive stuff to reduce the risk of this happening. To receive their letter last night that it actually happened,

18/09/2012 21:27:29 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

demonstrates how epedemic ACL injuries are among young female athletes.The PEP program is touted as a preventive measure, but @coachgambetta

18/09/2012 21:30:29 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

thinks we have to do much better than PEP program to reduce ACL injuries in girls/women.

18/09/2012 21:35:00 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

Some links I've compiled on ACL injuries & issues: ACL INJURIES The first link is a recent NY Times article. (cont) http://t.co/68FKVATk

18/09/2012 21:35:48 WIB
D-TRAIN @DTRAINED

@ClarenceGaines2 because most of them don't train properly if at all. Many of them go from sport to sport w/o rest or proper training.

18/09/2012 21:39:00 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

@DTRAINED Not the case with her, which is one reason it's a perplexing issue.

18/09/2012 21:52:31 WIB
Brian McCormick, PhD @brianmccormick

@ClarenceGaines2 @DTRAINED Most girls, I don't care how athletic, move poorly. Girls I work with most would call athletic; can't move at all

18/09/2012 21:53:52 WIB
Brian McCormick, PhD @brianmccormick

@ClarenceGaines2 @DTRAINED Girl tore her ACL in my undergrad soccer class last week; she was bumped slightly w/a slight twist. Her 2nd tear.

18/09/2012 21:56:19 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

@brianmccormick @DTRAINED Reason I chose Eleni in BB draft was because of how she moved, this was as a 4th grader, girl could play def.

18/09/2012 21:59:56 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

@brianmccormick @DTRAINED Good lateral movement. well trained, just a stud, but I was surprised about one thing when she was young - her

18/09/2012 22:02:37 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

@brianmccormick @DTRAINED jumping mechanics, specifically when attempting to make a left hand layup. found it odd, for a girl so gifted.

18/09/2012 22:03:43 WIB
D-TRAIN @DTRAINED

@ClarenceGaines2 @brianmccormick there are so many who aren't taught proper mechanics, combined with imbalances that make injury more likely

18/09/2012 22:06:57 WIB
Clarence Gaines @ClarenceGaines2

@wparker Mainly tweeting about ACL injuries today. Special 8th grader I know just tore her ACL.

18/09/2012 23:22:03 WIB
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