Created by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), this #media guide serves to help #reporters and members of the media with sports-related stories.
As you write or produce stories about a professional athletes’ ACL tear, or shed light on concussions, this guide will be your one-stop shop. In this guide you will find:
1) Definitions for common orthopaedic sports injuries
2) Injury statistics
3) Expert perspective on recovery issues and returning to the game and
4) Tips on how to prevent injury