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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Grau, S.; Maiwald, C.; Krauss, I.; Axmann, D.; Janssen, P.; Horstmann, T. 
Title:
What are causes and treatment strategies for patellar-tendinopathy in female runners? 
Abstract:
Patellar-tendinopathy (PT) is a common overuse injury in long distance runners, especially in women. Until today, no definite combinations of clinical, biomechanical, or training variables, or causative factors in the development of PT have been found. This study focused on assessing the differences in biomechanical characteristics between healthy runners (CO) and runners with PT only. We examined a total of 42 women. 21 CO and 21 PT. 3D kinematics of barefoot running was used in the biomechanic...    »
 
Journal title:
Journal of biomechanics 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
41 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
2042--2046 
Print-ISSN:
0021-9290