Jessica is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She is a former division I collegiate soccer player at Kent State University where she also served as a student coach. Her current clinical practice is in outpatient orthopedics working with athletes across the age spectrum.
Articles by Jessica Montgomery
in Knee injuries, Tools and technology
Females suffer more ACL injuries than males and have a lower rate of return to sport while also a higher incidence of reinjury. Jessica Montgomery explains how neuromuscular electrical stimulation can level the playing field for post-ACLR female athletes. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries occur two to eight times more often in females than males(1,2).... MORE
in Improve, Knee injuries, Power development
Successfully returning an athlete to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) poses an ongoing challenge for rehabilitation professionals. Jessica Montgomery discusses the role the rate of force development plays in return to sport and injury prevention and the modifications needed for younger athletes. 2012 South West England’s Holly Molesworth in action during the rugby... MORE
in Joint injuries, Knee injuries, Pre-hab and post-surgical rehab
Knowingly or not, sports physiotherapists use periodization principles when they implement post-operative protocols. Jessica Montgomery explains how capitalizing on periodized training can improve ACL injury outcomes. To successfully return to play, athletes recovering from anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries must regain their preinjury level of strength, neuromuscular control, and power. These elements are necessary for... MORE