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Resource: Anterior Knee Pain in Runners: Predicting, Preventing and Managing

Knee pain is the most common running injury, occurring in approximately 55% of recreational runners. Of this number, 65% will have severe symptoms requiring them to seek medical attention or contemplate cessation of running. Anterior Knee Pain (AKP), otherwise known as Patellar Femoral Pain, is one of the most common condition resulting in knee pain; about 25% of all knee injuries. Preventing AKP is possible through identifying a few etiological factors that pre-disposes one to AKP and making changes where possible