Current Research Studies

Orthopedics, ACL – Clinical Outcomes and Physical Therapy Functional Assessments in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients After ACL Reconstruction Study

Condition or Therapy:

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction


Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

What is the goal of this study?

To examine subjective and objective outcomes (e.g., physical exam findings, complications, graft failure, patient-reported outcomes, physical therapy assessments) in pediatric and adolescent patients after ACL reconstruction.

Who can join the study?

Your child may take part in this study if:

  • They are less than 20 years old with ACL tears

What will happen if my child takes part in this study?

  • You allow us to collect information about your child’s ACL surgery. 
  • You and your child may be asked to fill out a survey to tell us more about how your child lives their life. The surveys take about 10 minutes to complete.

Who can I contact for more information?

Email our study team.

Study Location(s):

Seattle Children’s Hospital campus

Principal Investigator:

Michael Saper, DO