Degenerative musculoskeletal conditions such as osteoarthritis and rotator cuff tendinopathy show increased incidence with age. The aim of this study was to evaluate a number of tissue characteristics associated with rotator cuff tendinopathy and ageing in samples of human supraspinatus tendon from individuals over a wide age range.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/bjsports-2013-092459.13

Type

Journal

Br J Sports Med

Publication Date

06/2013

Volume

47

Addresses

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, UK.