Effects of ovariectomy and resistance training on MMP-2 activity in rat calcaneal tendon.

Abstract

Tendon remodeling relies on extracellular matrix (ECM) restructuring by the matrix metallopeptidases (MMPs). The aim of this study was to investigate MMP-2 activity in different regions of the calcaneal tendon (CT) after resistance training (RT) in ovariectomized rats. Wistar adult female rats were grouped into sedentary (Sed-Intact), ovariectomized… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/03008201003676330

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