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Table 1 Running protocol used for the running group of rats

From: Uphill treadmill running does not induce histopathological changes in the rat Achilles tendon

   Duration (min) Speed (m/min)
Week 1 Day 1 5 10
Day 2 5 10
Day 3 5 10-15
Day 4 5 10-25
Day 5 30 15-25
Week 2 Day 6 45 15-25
Day 7 50 15-25
Day 8 55 15-25
Day 9 60 15-25
Day 10 60 15-25
Week 3   60 15-25
Week 4   60 20-25
Week 5   60 20-25
Week 6   60 20-25
Week 7   60 20-27.5
Week 8   60 20-27.5
Week 9   60 20-30
  1. Hyphenated values in the speed column represent the gradual increase in speed at the beginning of each running session. Running began at the lower speed and was increased by 1 m/min each minute until the higher speed was achieved. Rats ran at this higher speed for the remainder of the duration.