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Table 1 Median (IQR) of the strain ratio (tendon/reference material) and Young’s modulus (kPa) at different contraction levels

From: Shear wave and strain sonoelastography for the evaluation of the Achilles tendon during isometric contractions

  0 kg 0.5 kg 1 kg 2 kg 5 kg 10 kg
SE 1 (TE/REF) 1.51 (0.92) 1.12 (0.49) 0.99 (0.33) 0.91 (0.37) 0.50 (0.32) 0.33 (0.16)
SE 2 (TE/REF) 1.08 (0.76) 1.02 (0.48) 1.02 (0.26) 0.97 (0.18) 0.79 (0.37) 0.50 (0.32)
SWE 1 (kPa) 33.40 (19.61) 23.75 (10.12) 19.54 (6.48) 17.33 (4.41) 16.56 (4.09) 16.19 (2.68)
SWE 2 (kPa) 428.65 (131.5) 487.9 (121.5) 459.35 (113.48) 393 (83.83) 319.7 (94.75) 293.5 (91.18)