Eccentric overload training in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a systematic review

  title={Eccentric overload training in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a systematic review},
  author={Jackie J. Kingma and R de Knikker and Harri{\"e}t Wittink and Tim Takken},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={e3 - e3}
Background: Eccentric overload training seems to be a promising conservative intervention in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy. The efficacy of eccentric overload training on the outcome measures of pain and physical functioning are not exactly clear. Study design: Systematic review of the literature. Methods: Electronic databases were searched for randomised clinical trials concerning eccentric overload training in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy. The Delphi list was used… 

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