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Table 2 Analysis of the anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanism

From: The mechanism and cause of anterior cruciate ligament tear in the Korean military environment

 Total (n = 168)Officer group (n = 90)Soldier group (n = 78)P value
Non-contact142 (84.5%)76 (84.4%)66 (84.6%)0.938
 Changing direction78 (46.4%)42 (46.7%)36 (46.2%)
 Landing in valgus45 (26.8%)25 (27.7%)20 (25.6%)
 Landing in varus19 (11.3%)9 (10.0%)10 (12.8%)
Contact26 (15.5%)14 (15.6%)12 (15.4%)
 Valgus9 (5.4%)6 (6.7%)3 (3.8%)
 Varus15 (8.9%)7 (7.8%)8 (10.3%)
 Hyperextension2 (1.2%)1 (1.1%)1 (1.3%)