Tendinopathy in Athletes

Tendinopathy in Athletes

Editor(s): Savio L-Y. Woo, Per A.F.H. Renström, Steven P. Arnoczky

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405156707

Online ISBN: 9780470757987

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757987

About this Book

This concise volume in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine series, published under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, provides a dependable source of current knowledge available on tendinopathy and covers both the basic science and clinical aspects of the subject.

Despite its high incidence, the precise etiopathogenesis and effective treatment of tendinopathy remain elusive. Tendinopathy in Athletes draws on the expertise of an international and prolific collection of contributors, both clinicians and scientists, who provide new insights into this specialized area.
This book:


  • provides a comprehensive resource for both clinicians and researchers with information organized logically, with an easy-to-follow progression from the basic scientific findings to clinical applications

  • discusses the full range of treatment modalities, including new molecular and biological approaches, plus surgical and alternative approaches to tendinopath

  • contains "What We Need to Know" sections that suggest future areas of research for young investigators.

As tendinopathy remains one of the most common injuries encountered, both in sports and at the workplace, this essential volume is sure to be a source of frequent consultation.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 3

      The Molecular Biology of Tendinopathy: Signaling and Response Pathways in Tenocytes (pages 29–45)

      Albert J. Banes, Mari Tsuzaki, Michelle Wall, Jie Qi, XI Yang, Donald Bynum, Spero Karas, David A. Hart, Allison Nation, Ann Marie Fox and Louis C. Almekinders

    3. Chapter 5

      How Alive are Tendons? Metabolic and Circulatory Activity Associated with Exercise in Humans (pages 60–68)

      Michael Kjær, Henning Langberg, Robert Boushel, Satu Koskinen, Benjamin Miller, Katja Heinemeier, Jens L. Olesen, Mette Hansen, Philip Hansen and S. Peter Magnusson

    4. Chapter 13

      Hindfoot Tendinopathies in Athletes (pages 184–202)

      Francesco Benazzo, Mario Mosconi, Alberto Pio and Franco Combi

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