Ultrasonography Evaluation of the Achilles Tendon Thickness in Two Different Angles and Levels of Contraction in Asymptomatic Subjects

Konstantina Intziegianni, Victor Wang, Michael Cassel & Frank Mayer
Objective: The Achilles tendon is the largest, strongest and thickest tendon in the human body [ref:1]. Intrinsic factors such as gender seem to influence Achilles tendon thickness as males demonstrated thicker tendons than females [ref:2], [ref:3]. However, it is unknown[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]