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Structure of achilles tendon

Known as: Tendo calcaneus, Tendon, Achilles, Tendons, Calcaneal 
The tendon that connects the heel bone to the calf muscles at the back of the lower leg.
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Tendon disorders comprise 30% to 50% of all activity-related injuries; chronic degenerative tendon disorders… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Background There is a need for a patient-relevant instrument to evaluate outcome after treatment in patients with a total… 
Review
2007
Review
2007
The purpose of this study was to present a systematic overview of published reports on the incidence and associated potential… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
SUMMARY Compliant tendons act as energy stores, which benefit the energetics and power output of a muscle–tendon unit. However… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Objective: To prospectively investigate tendon thickness and tendon structure by ultrasonography in patients treated with… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
AbstractTendon healing is a complex and highly-regulated process that is initiated, sustained and eventually terminated by a… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Achilles tendon disorders are among the more common maladies seen by sports medicine physicians. Understanding the anatomy and… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
We prospectively studied the effect of heavy-load eccentric calf muscle training in 15 recreational athletes (12 men and 3 women… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
During the last glacial period, Earth's climate underwent frequent large and abrupt global changes. This behavior appears to… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
The surgical findings and the histopathology are reported for 163 patients (134 males, 29 females; mean age, 38 years; range, 13…