leading injury analyst for fantasy sports joined Move Forward Radio today to
discuss one of the most talked-about injuries in professional sports: anterior
cruciate ligament (ACL) tears.
the latest episode of APTA's consumer-oriented online radio show, Stephania
Bell, PT, OCS, CSCS, describes the injury that in recent years has affected
elite athletes—ranging from football's Adrian Peterson to baseball's Mariano
Rivera and skiing's Lindsey Vonn—and is becoming increasingly common among
youth and amateur athletes.
the interview, Bell outlines possible similarities and differences between
treatment programs for elite and nonelite athletes, and she provides advice for
parents of youth athletes about ways to protect against ACL tears, which are
more likely to be suffered by girls than boys.
the course of the 37-minute episode, which was a Blog Talk Radio "Staff Pick" for April
4, Bell also describes her path to becoming the face of injury analysis for
fantasy sports at ESPN.
issued a press release about the show
and also promoted MoveForwardPT.com's Physical Therapist's Guide to ACL Tear via social media.
Forward Radio airs approximately twice a month. Episodes are featured and archived at
MoveForwardPT.com, APTA's official consumer information website, and can be
streamed online via Blog Talk Radio or downloaded
as a podcast via iTunes.
members are encouraged to alert their patients to this series and other
MoveForwardPT.com resources to help educate the public about the benefits of
treatment by a physical therapist. Ideas for future episodes and other feedback
can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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