What do tendons join?
What is an enthesis?
What do ligaments join? Give an example of a ligament in the body.
What are tendons and ligaments made from?
What are the main functions of tendons?
What are three other functions of tendons (of the ones that are commonly forgotten)?
What are some of the functions of ligaments?
What are the three specialised regions of tendons and ligaments?
What is the function of myotendinous junctions?
What aspect of a myotendinous junction is reduced after immobilisation?
How can injury be avoided after the limb/tendon has been immobilised for some time?
During what time of contractions at a myotendinous junction are strains likely to occur?
True or false: muscles that cross 2 joins contain many fast twitch fibres.
What are enthesopathies? Give an example.
Given an example of a seronegative spondyloarthropathy.
What are the two distinct forms of entheses?
What is the function of fibrocartilage at an entheses?
What are three further adaptations you can find at an entheses other than fibrocartilage?
What happens to a tendon in wrap around regions?
True or false: tendons around pulleys are subject to compressive forces as well as tensile ones.
What is Quervains disease?