Adaptation of patella and achilles tendon to different forms of loading patterns in young elite athletes

Navina Riegels, Michael Cassel & Frank Mayer
Objective: In adult athletes Achilles (AT) and Patella tendon (PT) diameter is increased in high-impact sports compared to low-impact sports. However, it remains largely unknown whether different forms of loading patterns are associated with tendon hypertrophy in Young Elite Athletes. Therefore, the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]