EVALUATION OF PATELLAR TENDON MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AND THE PREFERRED LANDING LEG IN ELITE JUMPING ATHELTES

  • Amitabh Gupta
  • Garry Allison
  • Jill Cook
  • Craig Purdam
Keywords: patellar tendon, mechanics, landing leg

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate patellar tendon (PT) mechanical properties in healthy, elite jumping athletes and the association with their preferred landing leg.