Tendon Injuries

Basic Science and Clinical Medicine

  • Nicola Maffulli
  • Per Renström
  • Wayne B. Leadbetter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Basic Sciences, Etiology, Pathomechanics, and Imaging

    1. Moira O’Brien
      Pages 3-13
    2. Constantinos N. Maganaris, Marco V. Narici
      Pages 14-21
    3. Laurence E. Dahners
      Pages 22-24
    4. Pekka Kannus, Mika Paavola, Lászlo Józsa
      Pages 25-31
    5. Mika Paavola, Pekka Kannus, Markku Järvinen
      Pages 32-39
    6. David A. Hart, Cyril B. Frank, Alison Kydd, Tyler Ivie, Paul Sciore, Carol Reno
      Pages 40-48
    7. Tudor H. Hughes
      Pages 49-60
  3. Anatomical Sites and Presentation

    1. Jude C. Sullivan, Thomas M. Best
      Pages 63-69
    2. Per Renström, Thomas Hach
      Pages 70-85
    3. Sakari Orava, Urho Kujala
      Pages 86-89
    4. Leo M. Rozmaryn
      Pages 90-100
    5. Andrew Carr, Paul Harvie
      Pages 101-118
    6. Theodore A. Blaine, Louis U. Bigliani
      Pages 119-127
    7. Alan J. Johnstone, Nicola Maffulli
      Pages 128-136
    8. Graham Elder, Edward J. Harvey
      Pages 137-149
    9. Per Renström
      Pages 150-157
    10. Barry P. Boden
      Pages 158-165
    11. Karim M. Khan, Jill L. Cook, Nicola Maffulli
      Pages 166-177
    12. Francesco Benazzo, Mario Mosconi, Nicola Maffulli
      Pages 178-186
    13. Deiary Kader, Mario Mosconi, Francesco Benazzo, Nicola Maffulli
      Pages 187-200
    14. Deiary Kader, Nicola Maffulli, Wayne B. Leadbetter, Per Renström
      Pages 201-208
  4. Management of Tendon Injuries

    1. Jason D. Leadbetter
      Pages 233-241
    2. Sandra L. Curwin
      Pages 242-266
    3. Nicola Maffulli, Per Renström, Wayne B. Leadbetter
      Pages 267-276
  5. New Developments

    1. Joanne M. Archambault, Albert J. Banes
      Pages 279-286
    2. Paul W. Ackermann, Daniel K-I. Bring, Per Renström
      Pages 287-297
    3. Louis C. Almekinders, Albert J. Banes
      Pages 298-303
    4. Nicola Maffulli, Hans D. Moller
      Pages 304-306
    5. Vladimir Martinek, Johnny Huard, Freddie H. Fu
      Pages 307-312
    6. Stephen Gordon, Mark Pittenger, Kevin McIntosh, Susan Peter, Michael Archambault, Randell Young
      Pages 313-320
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 321-339

About this book


Tendon ailments are a significant cause of morbidity among athletes of all levels and are increasing in prevalence. Their management is often empirical, and para-scientific, only looking at the biological aspects of tendon ailments. This book conveys a comprehensive and concise body of knowledge on the management of tendon problems in sportspeople with practical details of clinical protocols.

Tendon Injuries: Basic Science and Clinical Medicine is specifically dedicated to the clinical aspects of tendinopathy and provides the required knowledge and scientific basis for the sports medicine practitioner, orthopedic specialist and student facing upper and lower limb tendon ailments in athletes. A comprehensive review of tendon disorders is given and modern criteria of management outlined to form the basis of effective clinical management of this group of patients.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Nicola Maffulli
    • 1
  • Per Renström
    • 2
  • Wayne B. Leadbetter
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryKeele University School of MedicineStoke-on-TrentUK
  2. 2.Section of Sports Medicine, Department of Surgical SciencesKarolinska InstituteStockholmSweden
  3. 3.F. Edward Herbert School of MedicineUniformed Services University of Health SciencesBethesdaUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85233-503-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-050-4
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