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Tendon injury and tendinopathy: healing and repair.
Tendon disorders are frequent and are responsible for substantial morbidity both in sports and in the workplace. Tendinopathy, as opposed to tendinitis or tendinosis, is the best generic descriptiveExpand
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Creatine kinase monitoring in sport medicine.
UNLABELLED AREAS OF GENERAL AGREEMENT: Total creatine kinase (CK) levels depend on age, gender, race, muscle mass, physical activity and climatic condition. High levels of serum CK in apparentlyExpand
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Isokinetic strength and anaerobic power of elite, subelite and amateur French soccer players.
Information about the influence of different practice levels on physical characteristics of a large number of soccer players is lacking. Therefore we assessed muscular strength and anaerobic power ofExpand
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Biochemical markers of muscular damage
Abstract Muscle tissue may be damaged following intense prolonged training as a consequence of both metabolic and mechanical factors. Serum levels of skeletal muscle enzymes or proteins are markersExpand
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Sarcopenia: characteristics, mechanisms and functional significance.
Sarcopenia reflects a progressive withdrawal of anabolism and an increased catabolism, along with a reduced muscle regeneration capacity. Muscle force and power decline more than muscle dimensions:Expand
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Biology of tendon injury: healing, modeling and remodeling.
Tendon disorders are frequent, and are responsible for much morbidity both in sport and the workplace. Although the presence of degenerative changes does not always lead to symptoms, pre-existingExpand
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The temporal responses of protein synthesis, gene expression and cell signalling in human quadriceps muscle and patellar tendon to disuse
We hypothesized that rates of myofibrillar and patellar tendon collagen synthesis would fall over time during disuse, the changes being accompanied in muscle by decreases in focal adhesion kinaseExpand
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The VISA-A questionnaire: a valid and reliable index of the clinical severity of Achilles tendinopathy
Background—There is no disease specific, reliable, and valid clinical measure of Achilles tendinopathy. Objective—To develop and test a questionnaire based instrument that would serve as an index ofExpand
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Achilles tendinopathy: some aspects of basic science and clinical management
Achilles tendinopathy is prevalent and potentially incapacitating in athletes involved in running sports. It is a degenerative, not an inflammatory, condition. Most patients respond to conservativeExpand
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How Successful are Current Ankle Replacements?: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Total ankle arthroplasty provides an alternative to arthrodesis for management of ankle arthritis. What is the outcome of total ankle arthroplasty implants currently in use? We conducted a systematicExpand
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