ACL Injuries in Females
By, Keith Lawhorn, MD
ACL injuries are approximately 4-6 times greater in females compared to males. The female soccer player has the highest risk for ACL injury. With the increase in the understanding as to why the female athlete is at greater risk, prevention programs have been developed to help prevent ACL injury in the female athlete.
Assessment of jump mechanics (having the athlete drop from a one-foot-high box and explode into a jump when landing from the box) can be used to identify the at-risk female athlete.
It is important to teach females to use ... Read More
12.14.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
It's finally gameday. Get in the zone by answering our trivia question of the day. Answer correctly and you might take home one of our signed Robert Griffin III jerseys.
Question: How many touchdowns did Robert Griffin III throw for in the 2012 Week 10 game against Philadelphia?
12.12.2014 / Blog Posts Community Redskins
On Tuesday, December 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. our Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Macy's teamed up in order to donate 300 coats, scarves and hats for underserved youth this winter.
Mrs. Tanya Snyder, wife of owner Dan Snyder, assisted the children in selecting their coats and writing "Believe Letters" to Santa.
Macy's "Believe" campaign encourages children to write letters to Santa using their Santa Mail Letterboxes. For each letter mailed in store, Macy's will donate $1 up to $1 million, to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Additionally, Redskins Kirk Cousins, Jarvis Jenkins, Shawn Lauvao ... Read More
12.12.2014 / Blog Posts
In a recent interview with CSN Washington on Sports Talk Live, Giuliana Rancic, co-host of E! News, revealed her long-time love for the Redskins, her home team.
Hailing from Bethesda, MD, and living in the area through her college years, Rancic recalls many times in which she attended games. "I grew up going to the games," she says.
Rancic revealed that her uncle was a season ticket holder so on many occasions, she was able to snag tickets and see the team play. Her favorite games though, were those rivalry matches between the Redskins and the Cowboys.
Rancic also confessed ... Read More
12.12.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
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12.11.2014 / Community
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation is looking for outgoing, energetic, and passionate individuals to help raise funds for the Charitable Foundation by selling 50/50 Raffle tickets during the Redskins vs. Eagles game on December 20, 2014.
Volunteers would be asked to volunteer from 12:30PM to the end of the 1st Quarter.
Parking is included. All volunteers will be given a ticket to enjoy the rest of the game at FedExField.
If interested, apply today! A representative from the Charitable Foundation will be reaching out to you shortly.
12.11.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
On Wednesday, December 10, the Washington Redskins announced FB Darrel Young as the team’s nomination to be the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year.
The Man of the Year honor has been designated annually since 1970 by the NFL to recognize not only a player’s talent on the field, but also in the community through service and volunteer efforts.
Through his own individual efforts as well as work with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation (WRCF), Young has attended 33 community events this year.
Being raised in a military family, Young has also consistently supported military service members ... Read More
12.11.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
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