oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - The achilles tendon: A pilot study to investigate the relationship between calf size and strength and achilles tendon thickness

Volume 6, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



In order to establish normal data for calf size and strength and Achilles tendon thickness, 19 young, healthy and physically active males, aged between 18 and 25 years, and with a mean body mass of 75,2 + 6,1 kg and a mean height of 1,81 � 0,04 m, were selected as subjects for this study.

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