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Adiposity and its metabolic consequences contribute to Achilles tendinopathy

Gaida, James Edmund 2009, Adiposity and its metabolic consequences contribute to Achilles tendinopathy, Ph.D. thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.


Title Adiposity and its metabolic consequences contribute to Achilles tendinopathy
Author Gaida, James Edmund
Institution Deakin University
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) Achilles tendon - Wounds and injuries
Achilles tendon - Wounds and injuries - Treatment
Obesity - Complications
Summary Pain in the Achilles tendon commonly affects active individuals but is also seen in sedentary people. This thesis shows that the accumulation of excess body fat, abnormal blood lipids and glucose metabolism were associated with Achilles tendinopathy. Targeting these lifestyle factors may improve treatment outcomes for tendon injury.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original xx, 470 p. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.75071
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30030546

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