Prevalence of Achilles Tendinopathy and Associated Selected Intrinsic Risk Factors among Nigerian Footballers

SUMMARY Background. Achilles tendinopathy (AT) is a major foot and ankle overuse injury which has been reported to be prevalent in running and jumping sporting activities, especially football which has witnessed increased participation in recent times. However, there are no epidemiological data on tendinopathy in footballers in Nigeria. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of … Continued