The effect of eccentric exercise on injured patellar tendon healing in rats: a gene expression study

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Yagishita, Masafumi;
  • Publisher: 金沢大学十全医学会 = The Juzen Medical Society Kanazawa University
  • Journal: 金沢大学十全医学会雑誌 = Journal of the Jûzen Medical Society, volume 120, issue 2, pages 42-49 (issn: 0022-7226)
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  • Subject: eccentric exercise | patellar tendinopathy | collagen synthesis

Recently, clinical studies have suggested that eccentric exercise can be beneficial for patellar tendinopathy. It is known that loading induces collagen synthesis in tendon, but the mechanisms responsible for mediating this effect are still unclear. We hypothesized that... View more
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