Latest news on the Achilles Tendon

The figure (bottom) used in the paper Non‐uniform displacement and strain between the soleus and gastrocnemius subtendons of rat Achilles tendon, co-authored by T. Finn, M. Bernabei, G.C. Baan, W. Noort, C. Tijs and H. Maas and published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, was selected for the cover of the journal’s March issue (vol 28/3). The paper aims to show that the Achilles tendon is not one entity, as typically considered, but three distinct sub-tendons, which may not always be activated to the same extent. Read the whole paper via the link above, or click to read more in Dutch.