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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLOS_ONE_Group on 03 May 2013 at 20:32 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: The Scientist
Title: “The Science of Stretch | The Scientist Magazine”

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

MBarbe replied to PLOS_ONE_Group on 18 May 2013 at 10:32 GMT

Readers interested in this topic ("the Science of Stretch"), should also read a prior paper from my lab "Exposure-Dependent Increases in IL-1b, Substance P, CTGF, and Tendinosis in Flexor Digitorum Tendons with Upper Extremity Repetitive Strain Injury", Fedorczyk et al, J Orthop Res 28:298–307, 2010. It shows increased Substance P-positive axons (nociceptor axons) and even SubstanceP-stained fibrobasts in connective tissues surrounding tendon sheaths that were originally loose areolar connective tissues, but that then become thickened and fibrotic with continued performance of a high repetition high force task for 12 weeks. See Figures 4 and 5 and their explanation. Comment by Mary Barbe, May 18, 2013.

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