Elastographic Findings of Achilles Tendons in Asymptomatic Professional Male Volleyball Players


BALABAN M., Idilman I. S. , İPEK A., Ikiz S. S. , BEKTAŞER B., GÜMÜŞ M.

JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, vol.35, no.12, pp.2623-2628, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.7863/ultra.15.11077
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2623-2628

Abstract

Objectives-Elastography is a new sonographic technique that evaluates the elasticity of different tissues such as the Achilles tendon. In this study, we aimed to investigate the elastographic findings of Achilles tendons in professional athletes in comparison with healthy volunteers.