Gender, Exercise and Injury

We all know women are different than men and that difference can result in injury … especially on the basketball court.

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Cliff Erwin

Broadcast Studio Program Director

Office: (913) 588-4389

Cell: (417) 483-2487


More women and girls suffer Knee ACL injuries than men. Recent research shows, however, that it’s not hormonal reasons that impact these injuries … it’s something else that can be overcome with training. Women and girls need to learn how to land differently when they jump and make sure to include strength training in their workouts.