THE EFFECTS OF HEPARIN BY LOCAL INJECTION ON THE BIOMECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF ACHILLES TENDON SYSTEM IN RABBIT

  • Bo Liu
Keywords: Achilles tendon, overuse injury, Heparin, biomechanics

Abstract

The purpose of the present study on an animal model was to examine the mechanical changes and visco-elastic properties of the Achilles tendon in overuse injuries and to examine the effect of heparin on the mechanical and viscoelastic properties in Achilles tendon.