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Fig. 1 | Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

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From: A novel application of strain sonoelastography can detect changes in Achilles tendon elasticity during isometric contractions of increasing intensity

Fig. 1

Schematic of the experimental setup. The foot was securely attached to a dynamometer with a wooden board at a fixed angle of 0° of dorsiflexion. The force measured by the load cell was proportional to the torque exerted at the ankle level. The ultrasound probe was placed in a longitudinal scan at the level of the medial malleolus

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