Ligaments / Tendons

  1. Tendons | Define Tendons at Dictionary.com

    dictionary.reference.com/browse/tendons

     Anatomy. a cord or band of dense, tough, inelastic, white, fibrous tissue, serving to connect a muscle with a bone or part; sinew. 2. a reinforcing strand in 

A tendon is a fibrous connective tissue which attaches muscle to bone. Tendons may also attach muscles to structures such as the eyeball. A tendon serves to move the bone or structure.

A ligament is a fibrous connective tissue which attaches bone to bone, and usually serves to hold structures together and keep them stable.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/imagepages/19089.htm

  • Stretching the Tendon How can you stretch a tendon without stretching the muscle, too? Well, you can’t, but ….

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