dictionary.reference.com/browse/tendonsAnatomy. 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.
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- http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/staying-healthy/the-rw-complete-guide-to-stretching/484.html (Stretch link 1)
- http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/c25k/Pages/how-to-stretch-after-a-run.aspx (Stretch link 2)
- http://www.coolrunning.com/engine/2/2_1/126.shtml (Stretch link 3)
Stretching the Tendon How can you stretch a tendon without stretching the muscle, too? Well, you can’t, but ….