Blood flow in the peritendinous space of the human Achilles tendon during exercise

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Blood flow in the peritendinous space of the human Achilles tendon during exercise. / Langberg, Henning; Bülow, J; Kjaer, M.

In: Acta physiologica Scandinavica, Vol. 163, No. 2, 1998, p. 149-53.

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Langberg, H, Bülow, J & Kjaer, M 1998, 'Blood flow in the peritendinous space of the human Achilles tendon during exercise', Acta physiologica Scandinavica, vol. 163, no. 2, pp. 149-53.

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Langberg, H., Bülow, J., & Kjaer, M. (1998). Blood flow in the peritendinous space of the human Achilles tendon during exercise. Acta physiologica Scandinavica, 163(2), 149-53.

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Langberg H, Bülow J, Kjaer M. Blood flow in the peritendinous space of the human Achilles tendon during exercise. Acta physiologica Scandinavica. 1998;163(2):149-53.

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Langberg, Henning ; Bülow, J ; Kjaer, M. / Blood flow in the peritendinous space of the human Achilles tendon during exercise. In: Acta physiologica Scandinavica. 1998 ; Vol. 163, No. 2. pp. 149-53.

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