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Michael Kjaer, Bispebjerg Hospital

Caption: "Based on our results, we actually think that the cells living in the tendon are in a kind of hibernation state, and therefore don't manage to wake up and repair the tendon when it's injured," said professor Michael Kjaer, who is head of the Department of Sports Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital.

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