A critical appraisal of "Neuromuscular Training Versus Strength Training During First 6 Months After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial"

Oberg, Jilliann
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This paper is an appraisal of a 2007 article regarding whether a neuromuscular training program or a strength training program would better improve knee function for individuals post-ACL reconstruction surgery. At the beginning of this paper, I discuss how I formed my clinical question and how I came to this specific article for my appraisal. I summarized the article in this appraisal and assessed the introduction, methods, results, and discussion. While summarizing the article I also include my clinical question of interest. In this paper, I also discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the article that is being appraised. I also included a discussion regarding the validity of the article being presented along with the clinical significance. Lastly, a conclusion is added to bring the appraisal all together and finalize my thoughts.