How tendons become stiffer and stronger
Tendons are what connect muscles to bones. They are relatively thin but have to withstand enormous forces. Tendons need a certain elasticity to absorb high loads, such as mechanical shock, without tearing.
Original Article Source Credits: ScienceDaily, https://www.sciencedaily.com/
Article Written By: ETH Zurich
Original Article Posted on: 24th May 2021
Link to Original Article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/05/210524161800.htm