Eccentric Exercise Intervention for Tendinopathy

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Mark F. Reinking
72 minutes

Eccentric Exercise Intervention for Tendinopathy provides an overview of the use of eccentric exercise for tendon pain in athletes. The DVD presents the biomechanical and historical rationale for employing eccentric exercise as an appropriate intervention program for athletes with tendinopathy. The DVD also details proper eccentric exercise techniques for patellas, achilles, rotator cuff, and posterior tibialis tendinopathy, as well as for lateral epicondylopathy. In addition, the DVD discusses safety issues and dosage parameters for eccentric exercise intervention.

Among the topics covered:

• Tendon histology
• Tendon response to loading
• Eccentric exercise
• Intervention: stretching
• Tendon injury staging