Patellar and Quadriceps Tendinopathy

  • Andrea FerrettiEmail author


Quadriceps and patellar tendinopathies are known as “jumper’s knee,” similarly following a tradition of reference to the etiology of a pathology, such as “tennis elbow” or “thrower’s shoulder.”


Patellar Tendon Quadriceps Tendon Tennis Elbow Patellar Tendinopathy Volleyball Player 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Orthopaedic and Traumatology Department“Kirk Kilgour” Sports Traumatology Center, University “La Sapienza” S. Andrea HospitalRomeItaly

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