Role of biomechanics in the understanding of normal, injured, and healing ligaments and tendons - Review
Ho-Joong Jung; Matthew B Fisher; Savio L-Y Woo
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2009, 1:9 http://www.smarttjournal.com/content/1/1/9
Ligaments and tendons are soft connective tissues which serve essential roles for biomechanical function of the musculoskeletal system by stabilizing and guiding the motion of diarthrodial joints.
The healing of ligament and tendon injuries varies from tissue to tissue.