phantom foot anterior cruciate ligament injury

A mechanism of knee injury that affects downhill skiers, in which the tail end of the downhill ski acts like an unnatural foot pointing backwards, thereby facilitating the twisting and tearing of ligaments
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phantom foot anterior cruciate ligament injury

Sports medicine A mechanism of knee injury that affects downhill skiers, in which the tail end of the downhill ski acts like an unnatural foot pointing backwards, thereby facilitating the twisting and tearing of ligaments Cf Boot-induced anterior cruciate ligament injury.
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