n South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Oral abstracts

Supplement 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X


O1: Persistence of tendon inflammation: a leading role for the stroma?

O2: Role of immune cells on tendon disease: insights from an in vitro model
O3: Altered structure integrity is associated with pain and dysfunction in volleyball players with patellar tendinopathy
O4: Altered structure integrity is associated with pain and dysfunction in junior elite athletes with patellar tendinopathy
O5: Mechanical properties of the Plantaris and Achilles Tendons: a contributing factor to non-insertional Achilles Tendinopathy?
O6: Can imaging diagnose and predict the morbidity of Achilles and patellar tendinopathy in elite Australian football players?
O7: Quantifying tendon stiffness in Achilles and Patellar tendinopathy and healthy controls using shear wave elastography: A blinded, cross-sectional investigation
O8: Evaluation of intratendinous displacement and strain in the Achilles tendon using quantitative high-frequency ultrasound imaging and an interactive clinician-friendly application
O9: The Epidemiology of Achilles tendinopathy in UK runners
O10: Patellar tendon structure responds to load over a 7-week preseason in elite volleyball players
O11: Immediate effects of altering sagittal plane trunk position during jump-landings in athletes with and without patellar tendinopathy
O12: Comparison of the mechanical properties between healthy tendon and tendon pathology using ultrasound elastography: A systematic review
O13: Do symptomatic Achilles tendons contain sufficient aligned fibrillar structure?
O14: Statin treatment is associated with trigger finger
O15: Development and validation of the VISA-A (Sedentary) questionnaire: A modified version of the VISA-A for nonathletic patients with Achilles tendinopathy
O16: Increased upper trapezius muscle stiffness is associated with less reduction of the subacromial space in athletes with rotator cuff tendinopathy
O17: No effect of COX-2 inhibition on the composition of inflammatory cell populations during early and mid-time tendon healing
O18: What does normal tendon structure look like? New insights into tissue characterisation in the Achilles tendon
O19: The Sympathetic Nervous System is a Factor in Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy: An In Vivo Study
O20: Decrease in tendon strain is associated with intensity of pain in jumping athletes with patellar tendinopathy
O21: Evaluating somatosensory and psychological profiles of participants with patellar and Achilles tendinopathy: a single-blind case-control study design
O22: Immediate effects of one session of extracorporeal shock wave therapy on the elasticity of tendon in athletes with patellar tendinopathy
O23: Pressure pain thresholds? Don't do what we did!
O24: Interrogating the role of angiogenesis genes on musculoskeletal soft tissue injury risk
O25: Microvascular volume in symptomatic Achilles tendons is associated with VISA-A score, but does not predict ESW-induced intrinsic tendon tenderness
O26: Plantaris excision and Achilles tendon scraping is associated with reduction in pain and improvement in tendon structure in patients with mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy
O27: Fat pad adjacent to tendinopathy: coincidental or causal?
O28: Botulinum toxin A blocks the release of acetylcholine from tendon cells - A novel role for botox in treating tendinopathy?
O29: Collagen Genes and Risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
O30: Disruption of TGFα Signaling in the Scleraxis Cell Lineage - a Genetic Model of Tendon Degeneration
O31: A cross sectional study correlating Ultrasound Tissue Characterisaton and Shear wave elastography in normal and tendinopathic Achilles tendons

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