Kim Shore-Bechard linked to this important video. Must watch.
NYU Langone’s Harkness Center for Dance Injuries (HCDI) performed a study on the biomechanics of jump landing, comparing athletes and dancers to learn more about the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in both groups.
From this study, HCDI has been able to identify training methods that dancers implement early on that can be useful to athletes who experience a higher rate of ACL injuries than dancers.
To learn more about Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, visit http://hjd.med.nyu.edu/harkness
Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.