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Pathophysiology of Tendinopathy

  • Michael GirdwoodEmail author
  • Sean Docking
  • Ebonie Rio
  • Jill Cook
Chapter

Abstract

Tendon injuries are common, especially in athletic populations, and result in pain and dysfunction in the tendon (called tendinopathy). Clinicians require a thorough understanding of normal structure and behaviour of tendons, as well as factors contributing to pathology to be able to successfully manage tendinopathy.

Keywords

COL5A1 Gene Tendon Cell Patellar Tendinopathy Volleyball Player Focal Adhesion Complex 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Girdwood
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sean Docking
    • 1
  • Ebonie Rio
    • 1
  • Jill Cook
    • 1
  1. 1.La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research CentreMelbourneAustralia

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