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Muscle, Ligaments and Tendons Journal

MLTJ (Muscle, Ligaments and Tendons Journal) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, open access, on-line journal.

It is the official journal of the Italian Society of Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons (I.S.Mu.L.T.), European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedic Sports Traumatology (E.F.O.S.T.), S.I.T.O.D. (Società Italiana Terapia con Onde D'urto) and In.Mu.L.T.S. (International Muscles Ligaments & Tendons Society)
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Vol. 4 (No. 3) 2014 July/September

  1. Metabolic diseases and tendinopathies: the missing link
    Oliva F., Misiti S., Maffulli N.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.273
  2. Exploring the role of hypercholesterolemia in tendon health and repair
    Hast M.W., Abboud J.A., Soslowsky L.J.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.275
  3. Biomechanical properties and histology of db/db diabetic mouse Achilles tendon
    Boivin G.P., Elenes E.Y., Schultze A.K., Chodavarapu H., Hunter S.A., Elase K.M.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.280
  4. Thyroid hormones increase collagen I and cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) expression in vitro human tenocytes
    Berardi A.C., Oliva C., Berardocco M., La Rovere M., Accorsi P., Maffulli N.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.285
  5. Angiogenic and innate immune responses triggered by PRP in tendon cells are not modified by hyperuricemia
    Andia I., Rubio-Azpeitia E.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.292
  6. How obesity modifies tendons (implications for athletic activities)
    Abate M.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.298
  7. The role of collagen crosslinks in ageing and diabetes - the good, the bad, and the ugly
    Snedeker J.G., Gautieri A.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.303
  8. Epidemiology of the rotator cuff tears: a new incidence related to thyroid disease
    Oliva F., Osti L., Padulo J., Maffulli N.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.309
  9. Functional adaptation of tendon and skeletal muscle to resistance training in three patients with genetically verified classic Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
    Møller M.B., Kjær M., Svensson R.B., Andersen J.L., Magnusson S.P., Nielsen R.H.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.315
  10. Impact of oestrogen deficiency and aging on tendon: concise review
    Frizziero A., Vittadini F., Gasparre G., Masiero S.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.324
  11. Cushing, acromegaly, GH deficiency and tendons
    Galdiero M., Auriemma R.S., Pivonello R., Colao A.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.329
  12. The enthesis: a review of the tendon-to-bone insertion
    Apostolakos J., Durant T.J.S., Dwyer C.R., Russell R.P., Weinreb J.H., Alaee F., Beitzel K., McCarthy M.B.R., Cote M.P., Mazzocca A.D.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.333
  13. Tendon to bone healing and its implications for surgery
    Bunker D.L. J., Illie V., Illie V., Nicklin S.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.343
  14. Combined intra-tendinous injection of Platelet Rich Plasma and bevacizumab accelerates and improves healing compared to Platelet Rich Plasma in tendinosis: comprehensive assessment on a rat model
    Dallaudiere B., Zurlinden O., Perozziello A., Deschamps L., Larbi A., Louedec L., Pesquer L., Benayoun Y., Silvestre Y., Serfaty J.M.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.351
  15. Experimental studies on the biological effects of extracorporeal shock wave therapy on tendon models. A review of the literature
    Visco V., Vulpiani M.C., Torrisi M.R., Ferretti A., Pavan A., Vetrano M.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.357
  16. Matrix metalloproteinase-2 plays a critical role in overload induced skeletal muscle hypertrophy
    Zhang Q., Joshi S.K., Lovett D.H., Zhang B., Bodine S., Kim H., Liu X.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.362
  17. Physical principles demonstrate that the biceps femoris muscle relative to the other hamstring muscles exerts the most force: implications for hamstring muscle strain injuries
    Dolman B., Verrall G., Reid I.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.371
  18. Growth factor delivery vehicles for tendon injuries: Mesenchymal stem cells and Platelet Rich Plasma
    Guevara-Alvarez A., Schmitt A., Russell R.P., Imhoff A.B., Buchmann S.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.378
  19. Clinical predictors of time to return to competition following hamstring injuries
    Guillodo Y., Here-Dorignac C., Thoribé B., Madouas G., Dauty M., Tassery F., Saraux A.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.386
  20. Classification of rotator cuff tendinopathy using high definition ultrasound
    Hinsley H., Nicholls A., Daines M., Wallace G., Arden N., Carr A.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.3.391

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  1. Stem cell research and clinical development in tendon repair
    Filomeno P., Dayan V., Tourino C.
  2. ISMuLT Guidelines for muscle injuries
    Maffulli N., Oliva F., Frizziero A., Nanni G., Barazzuol M., Giai Via A., Ramponi C., Brancaccio P., Lisitano G., Rizzo D., Freschi M., Galletti S., Melegati G., Pasta G., Testa V., Valent A., Del Buono A.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2013.3.4.241
  3. The Achilles tendon: fundamental properties and mechanisms governing healing
    Freedman B.R., Gordon J.A., Soslowsky L.J.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.2.245
  4. Effectiveness of the Intratissue Percutaneous Electrolysis (EPI®) technique and isoinertial eccentric exercise in the treatment of patellar tendinopathy at two years follow-up
    Abat F., Diesel D.-J., Gelber P.-E, Polidori F., Monllau J.-C., Sanchez-Ibañez J.-M.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.2.188
  5. The acute effect of the tongue position in the mouth on knee isokinetic test performance: a highly surprising pilot study
    di Vico R., Ardigò L. P., Salernitano G., Chamari K., Padulo J.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2013.3.4.318
  6. Motor and cognitive development: the role of karate
    Alesi M., Bianco A., Padulo J., Vella F.P., Petrucci M., Paoli A., Palma A., Pepi A.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.2.114
  7. Interception of moving objects in karate: an experimental, marker-free benchmark
    Romano G., Viggiano D.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.2.101
  8. Augmenting tendon and ligament repair with platelet-rich plasma (PRP)
    Yuan T., Zhang C-Q, Wang
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2013.3.3.139
  9. Popliteal entrapment syndrome. A systematic review of the literature and case presentation
    Gokkus K., Sagtas E., Bakalim T., Taskaya E., Aydin A.T.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.2.141
  10. Why Judo
    Malliaropoulos N.
    doi: 10.11138/mltj/2014.4.2.100