Injury-related fear after ACL reconstruction has been a barrier to returning to sport and is associated with risk of re-injury. Additionally, previous research has show people who who have ACL injury can have changes in brain function. In this study, we want to learn if injury-related fear is associated with brain function. *This study is a collaboration with the UNC Sports Medicine Institute*
Your first in-person visit involves some tasks related to you reaction time. We'll also ask you to complete some surveys with questions about your knee. You will have the option to return in person or complete online surveys 6 and 12 months after your first visit. At 24 months, we will ask you to complete online surveys only.
Up to $45. Additional information provided upon request
Requirements for healthy volunteers are different than for those with a specific condition. If you are interested in becoming a healthy volunteer for this study, use the below categories to determine if you are able to participate.
Exercise and Sport Science
Clinical or Medical
Bones, Joints, Muscles
Brain, Head, Nervous System
Healthy Volunteer or General Population
Mental and Emotional Health
Surgery and post-operative healing
UNC or UNC Health employees
UNC Students (undergrad, grad, professional)