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Acute Achilles tendon rupture - The impact of calf muscle performance on function and recovery


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Title: Acute Achilles tendon rupture - The impact of calf muscle performance on function and recovery
Authors: Brorsson, Annelie
E-mail: annelie.brorsson@orthop.gu.se
Issue Date: 17-Nov-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Orthopaedics
Parts of work: I. Brorsson A, Silbernagel KG, Olsson N, Nilsson Helander K (2017). Calf muscle performance deficits remain 7 years after an Achilles tendon rupture. Am J Sports Med.
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II. Brorsson A, Olsson N, Nilsson-Helander K, Karlsson J, Eriksson BI, Silbernagel KG (2016). Recovery of calf muscle endurance 3 months after an Achilles tendon rupture. Scand J Med Sci Sports;26(7):844-853.
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III. Silbernagel KG, Brorsson A, Olsson N, Eriksson BI, Karlsson J, Nilsson- Helander K (2015). Sex differences in outcome after an acute Achilles tendon rupture. Orthop J Sports Med 3(6):2325967115586768. eCollection 2015.
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IV. Brorsson A, Willy RW, Tranberg R, Silbernagel KG (2017). Heel-rise height deficit 1 year after Achilles tendon rupture relates to changes in ankle biomechanics 6 years after injury. Am J Sports Med.
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Date of Defence: 2017-12-15
Disputation: Fredagen den 15 december 2017, kl 9.00,Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Achilles tendon rupture
Rehabilitation
Heel-rise
Function
Recovery
Calf muscle
Ankle biomechanics
Endurance
Jump
Sex differences
Abstract: There is an ongoing debate about the optimal treatment for patients with an acute Achilles tendon rupture. The overall purpose of this thesis was to acquire a greater knowledge of the way patients recover at different time points after the injury when treated with the currently recommended treatment protocols. This knowledge will then form the basis of the further development of treatment strategies with the ultimate goal of minimizing the risk of permanent disability after an Achilles tendon ru... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0276-6 (PRINT)
978-91-629-0277-3 (PDF)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53615
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