Knee Joint and ACL Information


Knee Joint Anatomy and Function


ACL Injury Information (power point)


The Physician and Sportsmedicine    article: Etiology and Prevention of Noncontact ACL Injury, Barry P. Boden, MD; Letha Y. Griffin, MD, PhD; William E. Garrett Jr, MD, PhD

ACL Injury Prevention Information


For detailed information about the Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Groups PEP ACL Injury Prevention Program follow the links below.

This prevention program consists of a warm-up, stretching, strengthening, plyometrics, and sport specific agilities to address potential deficits in the strength and coordination of the stabilizing muscles around the knee joint. 

PEP Program for ACL Injury Prevention


PEP Program Video lessons

ESPN Logo Proper training can reduce ACL risks in female athletes, by Anna Gramling,

ACL Reconstruction Surgery Information


For detailed information about ACL reconstruction surgery click on the links below.


Dr. Michael Reilly's Center for Knee, Shoulder & Hip: A great site with a step-by-step video animation of an ACL reconstruction surgery