Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the participants

MeasureMid-AT non-recurrences (n=29)Mid-AT recurrences
(n=8)
P valueTotal group (n=37)
Age (years; mean±SD)40.4±9.437.0±8.20.35439.7±9.1
Body mass index (%; mean±SD)27.4±2.627.1±4.90.81627.4±3.2
Sex (% male)28 (96.6)7 (87.5)0.34835
Symptom duration (months; median±IQR)8.0±10.012.0±53.00.0418.0±12.0
VISA-A score (mean±SD)59.9±16.956.8±22.10.65159.2±17.8
  • mid-AT, mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy; VISA-A, Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment–Achilles.