Running exercises improve the strength of a partially ruptured Achilles tendon.

@article{See2004RunningEI,
  title={Running exercises improve the strength of a partially ruptured Achilles tendon.},
  author={Edwina K N See and Gabriel Y. F. Ng and Christine O Y Ng and Dicky T C Fung},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={597-600}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the effects of running and swimming exercises on the functional performance and mechanical strength of a recovering Achilles tendon. METHODS 30 Sprague-Dawley rats had surgical transection of their right medial Achilles tendon. The rats were divided into running (n = 11), swimming (n = 10), and control (n = 9) groups. The running and swimming groups were given daily exercise training, starting from the fifth day after the injury; the control group did not exercise… CONTINUE READING

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