Every year many people suffer from knee injuries. Previous studies on patients with knee injuries has shown that about 40% percent of knee injuries are ligament injuries, and about 50% of the ligament injuries are the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries [1–2]. Knee arthrometers are widely used to diagnose ACL injuries, along with other methods [3–4]. In the current research, a knee arthrometer which was developed to provide an accurate measurement of AP displacement of the knee [5] was used to measure anterior laxity of the knees of 20 subjects, and the results were analyzed to find better criteria to diagnose ACL rupture using knee arthrometers.

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