H Alfredson

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Balance board training: prevention of traumatic injuries of the lower extremities in female soccer players? A prospective randomized intervention study
    K Söderman
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Umea University, 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 8:356-63. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Superior short-term results with eccentric calf muscle training compared to concentric training in a randomized prospective multicenter study on patients with chronic Achilles tendinosis
    N Mafi
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, , Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:42-7. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint In situ microdialysis in tendon tissue: high levels of glutamate, but not prostaglandin E2 in chronic Achilles tendon pain
    H Alfredson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Umea University, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 7:378-81. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Good clinical results but persisting side-to-side differences in calf muscle strength after surgical treatment of chronic Achilles tendinosis: a 5-year follow-up
    L Ohberg
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, National Institute for Working Life, , Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 11:207-12. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for leg injuries in female soccer players: a prospective investigation during one out-door season
    K Söderman
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Sports Medicine Unit, Umea University, 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:313-21. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Physical activity level in Achilles tendinosis is associated with blood levels of pain-related factors: a pilot study
    J Bagge
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section for Anatomy, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:e430-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint A two-year sonographic follow-up after intratendinous injection therapy in patients with tennis elbow
    E Zeisig
    Sports Medicine Unit, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, University of Umea, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 44:584-7. 2010
  8. pmc Neovascularisation and pain in jumper's knee: a prospective clinical and sonographic study in elite junior volleyball players
    K Gisslén
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 39:423-8; discussion 423-8. 2005
  9. pmc High prevalence of jumper's knee and sonographic changes in Swedish elite junior volleyball players compared to matched controls
    K Gisslén
    Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 39:298-301. 2005
  10. pmc Superior results with eccentric compared to concentric quadriceps training in patients with jumper's knee: a prospective randomised study
    P Jonsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine, Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, National Institute for Working Life, University of Umea, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 39:847-50. 2005

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Balance board training: prevention of traumatic injuries of the lower extremities in female soccer players? A prospective randomized intervention study
    K Söderman
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Umea University, 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 8:356-63. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Superior short-term results with eccentric calf muscle training compared to concentric training in a randomized prospective multicenter study on patients with chronic Achilles tendinosis
    N Mafi
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, , Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:42-7. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint In situ microdialysis in tendon tissue: high levels of glutamate, but not prostaglandin E2 in chronic Achilles tendon pain
    H Alfredson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Umea University, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 7:378-81. 1999
    ..Furthermore, there were no signs of inflammation in the tendons with painful nodules, as indicated by the normal prostaglandin E2 levels...
  4. ncbi request reprint Good clinical results but persisting side-to-side differences in calf muscle strength after surgical treatment of chronic Achilles tendinosis: a 5-year follow-up
    L Ohberg
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, National Institute for Working Life, , Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 11:207-12. 2001
    ..However, the percentage side-to-side difference is relatively low, and might not have any clinical relevance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for leg injuries in female soccer players: a prospective investigation during one out-door season
    K Söderman
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Sports Medicine Unit, Umea University, 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:313-21. 2001
    ..All five players who suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury during the study period had a lower hamstring-to-quadriceps ratio during concentric action on the injured side than on their noninjured side...
  6. doi request reprint Physical activity level in Achilles tendinosis is associated with blood levels of pain-related factors: a pilot study
    J Bagge
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section for Anatomy, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 21:e430-8. 2011
    ..This is new information concerning the relationship between physical activity and Achilles tendinosis, which may be related to pain for the patients. This aspect should be further evaluated using larger patient materials...
  7. doi request reprint A two-year sonographic follow-up after intratendinous injection therapy in patients with tennis elbow
    E Zeisig
    Sports Medicine Unit, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, University of Umea, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 44:584-7. 2010
    ..There are no mid- or long-term follow-up investigations of the tendon structure and blood flow using these techniques...
  8. pmc Neovascularisation and pain in jumper's knee: a prospective clinical and sonographic study in elite junior volleyball players
    K Gisslén
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 39:423-8; discussion 423-8. 2005
    ..The nature of tendon neovascularisation associated with pain over time has not been studied...
  9. pmc High prevalence of jumper's knee and sonographic changes in Swedish elite junior volleyball players compared to matched controls
    K Gisslén
    Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 39:298-301. 2005
    ..Jumper's knee is a common and troublesome condition among senior volleyball players, but its prevalence among elite junior players compared to matched non-sports active controls is not known...
  10. pmc Superior results with eccentric compared to concentric quadriceps training in patients with jumper's knee: a prospective randomised study
    P Jonsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine, Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, National Institute for Working Life, University of Umea, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 39:847-50. 2005
    ..A recent study reported promising clinical results using eccentric quadriceps training on a decline board to treat jumper's knee (patellar tendinosis)...
  11. ncbi request reprint In vivo investigation of ECRB tendons with microdialysis technique--no signs of inflammation but high amounts of glutamate in tennis elbow
    H Alfredson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Umea University, Sweden
    Acta Orthop Scand 71:475-9. 2000
    ..Our findings indicate involvement of the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamate, but no biochemical signs of inflammation (normal PGE2 levels) in ECRB tendons from patients with tennis elbow...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neovascularisation in Achilles tendons with painful tendinosis but not in normal tendons: an ultrasonographic investigation
    L Ohberg
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, , Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:233-8. 2001
    ..The neovascularisation found in this investigation might have implications on the pathogenesis of chronic Achilles tendinosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Injuries in adolescent female players in European football: a prospective study over one outdoor soccer season
    K Söderman
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine Unit, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 11:299-304. 2001
    ..Most of the injuries were of moderate severity (52%), while 34% were minor and 14% were major. Most of the major injuries were traumatic such as knee ligament injuries and ankle sprains...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chronic Achilles tendinosis: recommendations for treatment and prevention
    H Alfredson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Umea University, Sweden
    Sports Med 29:135-46. 2000
    ..Calf muscle strength takes a long time to recover and, furthermore, a prolonged progressive calcaneal bone loss has been shown on the operated side up to 1 year after surgical treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Glutamate NMDAR1 receptors localised to nerves in human Achilles tendons. Implications for treatment?
    H Alfredson
    Sports Medicine, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, University of Umea, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 9:123-6. 2001
    ..Our present finding of glutamate NMDA receptors in human Achilles tendons might have implications for pain treatment...
  16. doi request reprint Ultrasound and Doppler findings in the Achilles tendon among middle-aged recreational floor-ball players in direct relation to a match
    M Fahlström
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Umea University, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 44:140-3. 2010
    ..In this study, structure, blood flow and thickness in the Achilles tendon related to tendon-loading activity were investigated...
  17. doi request reprint Us and Doppler-guided surgical treatment based on immunohistochemical findings in midportion achilles tendinopathy shows good clinical results and fast return to activity
    H Alfredson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 47:e2. 2013
    ..However, for satisfying pain relief multiple injection treatments were often needed. Therefore, based on the same principles as for the sclerosing injections, a more radical and one stage mini-surgical procedure has been invented...
  18. doi request reprint New regimen for eccentric calf-muscle training in patients with chronic insertional Achilles tendinopathy: results of a pilot study
    P Jonsson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Sports Medicine, Umea University, S 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 42:746-9. 2008
    ..However, only 32% of patients with insertional Achilles tendinopathy had good clinical results with that type of eccentric training regimen...
  19. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in young females playing soccer at senior levels
    K Söderman
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Sports Medicine Unit, Umea University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 12:65-8. 2002
    ..Therefore, we suggest that female soccer players under the age of 16 years should be allowed to participate only in practice sessions but not games at a senior level...
  20. doi request reprint Pain relief after intratendinous injections in patients with tennis elbow: results of a randomised study
    E Zeisig
    Sports Medicine Unit, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 42:267-71. 2008
    ..Ultrasonography (US) and colour Doppler (CD) guided injections with polidocanol targeting the area with increased blood flow in the extensor origin have shown promising clinical results...
  21. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical evidence of local production of catecholamines in cells of the muscle origins at the lateral and medial humeral epicondyles: of importance for the development of tennis and golfer's elbow?
    E Zeisig
    Department of Surgical andPerioperative Sciences, Sportsmedicine, Medical Faculty, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 43:269-75. 2009
    ..However, it is not known whether there is local production of catecholamines and/or acetylcholine in this tissue, which is the case in patellar and Achilles tendinopathies...
  22. doi request reprint Presence of the neuropeptide Y1 receptor in tenocytes and blood vessel walls in the human Achilles tendon
    D Bjur
    Integrative Medical Biology, Anatomy, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 43:1136-42. 2009
    ..NPY has its effects via the G-protein-coupled Y receptors. There is no information concerning the presence or absence of NPY receptors in Achilles tendons or other tendons...
  23. doi request reprint Studies on achilles tendinosis: bilateral recovery after unilateral surgery, and similar histopathological appearances bilaterally
    H Alfredson
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Science, Sports Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 47:e2. 2013
    ..The observations of bilateral effects in response to unilateral treatment have clinical implications...
  24. doi request reprint Protease-activated receptors are expressed in human tendon tissue and may explain excessive pain-signalling in tendinopathy
    G Andersson
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Anatomy, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Br J Sports Med 47:v-e2. 2013
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