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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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND There is a need for a patient-relevant instrument to evaluate outcome after treatment in patients with a total… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND A repaired tendon needs to be protected for weeks until it has accrued enough strength to handle physiological loads… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To study the cumulative incidence of Achilles tendon rupture and tendinopathy among former top-level athletes. DESIGN… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Compliant tendons act as energy stores, which benefit the energetics and power output of a muscle-tendon unit. However the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To prospectively investigate tendon thickness and tendon structure by ultrasonography in patients treated with… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Injuries involving the Achilles tendon and manifested as chronic tendon pain are common, especially among recreational athletes… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Achilles tendon disorders are among the more common maladies seen by sports medicine physicians. Understanding the anatomy and… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We determined the incidence of a total Achilles tendon rupture in the city of Oulu and changes over the 16-year period 1979-1994… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Direct in vivo Achilles tendon force measurements open up new possibilities for understanding the loading of the Achilles tendon… (More)
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