Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is a common sports-related injury. While conservative treatments are available, the most common treatment for sports population is the surgical reconstruction of the ligament and it is increasingly common to use hamstrings tendons autograft is such operations.
About Fioretta Silvestri
Fioretta Silvestri MSc is sport scientist and gymnastics coach. She studied Sport Science at the University of Rome Foro Italico, before completing a master's degree in Health and Physical Activity at the University of Pisa with a focus on exercise, testing and research in rehabilitation medicine. Today she is the gymnastics head coach at “Il Tatami Valle Aurelia” in Rome.