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What is the functions of tendons?


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Tendons attach muscle to bone.

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What are the functions of tendons in a human body?

tendons attach muscle to bones.


What is a tendons function?

The are quite a number of tendons functions. They are responsible for joining the muscles to the bones and transmitting forces from the muscle to the bone among other functions.


What are protein domains in protein functions?

Forming tendons


What are two examples of functions of tendons?

Holding - at joints (check out all the tendons @ the knee) & Pulling - all the muscles connected to bone.


What are the functions of a skeletal muscle tissue?

A voluntary muscle that is attached to bone by tendons. allows movement using a system of flex/relax functions that control movement through brain impulses.


What are some muscular functions?

Some muscular functions include the movement of the body, the generation of heat, and storage of nutrients. Muscles are attached to each other and bones through ligaments and tendons.


What do tendons connect skeletal muscles to?

Tendons connect muscles to bones. Many people confuse these with ligaments. But ligaments connect bones to bones. They are the same tissue but because they have different functions they have been given different names.


What are the functions of ligaments and tendons?

the function of tendon is to transmit force and ligaments function to create stability in joints and to support internal organs.


What are the functions of the tarsals?

The functions of the tarsals include supporting movement, creating insertion points for muscles, tendons, and ligaments, and storing some minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus. There are seven tarsals in each ankle/foot.


Do tendons flex?

Tendons do flex.


What are the functions of the connective tissue wrappings of the skeletal muscle?

The connective tissue protects the muscle tissue. The connective tissue includes tendons and aponeurosis


Are ligaments organs?

An organ is fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function. But ligaments are not that since there are other structures that are called by different names. For example, tendons. These tendons have different functions and are made of the same materials.


What are the functions of tendons?

The function of a tendon is a type of soft tissue that connects muscle tissue to bones just like ligaments that connect two or more bones. The purpose of tendons is to transfer force between muscle and bone.This allows the joint movement that allows for everyday activities like walking or reaching. Tendons can have several shapes ranging from wide and flat, ribbon and fan shaped.Tendons connect muscles to bones.


6 main functions of the skeleton?

Support- framework for bodyProtects organsProduces blood cellsAttachment for tendons/ligaments/musclesStorage for mineral depositsMovement- skeletal muscles attach to the skeleton by tendons, and the skeleton provides leverage for movement


What are the two main functions of the skeleton?

Support- framework for bodyProtects organsProduces blood cellsAttachment for tendons/ligaments/musclesStorage for mineral depositsMovement- skeletal muscles attach to the skeleton by tendons, and the skeleton provides leverage for movement


What is a tendons?

Tendons attach muscles to bones.


Do fingers have tendons?

Yes, fingers have tendons.


What are four functions of bones?

Support of the bodyMovementattachment of muscles and tendonsand storage of bone marrow, where you find the stem cells for blood components


Why is it important that tendons are not able to stretch?

If tendons stretch our muscles could tear


What are tendons made of?

tendons and ligaments are essentially cartilege


Location of tendons?

Tendons attach muscles to bones.


How do the tendons work?

Tendons connect bone to muscle.


What do tendons join?

Tendons join the muscles to the bones.


Why are tendons tough and inflexible?

Why are tendons tough and flexible


Can people live without tendons?

No we cant live without are tendons because the tendons connect the muscle to the bone,


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