Escience:the muscular system-experiment 1: tendons and ligaments


Post-Lab Questions 

1.Label the arrows in the slide images below based on your observations from the experiment.

2. How does the extracellular matrix of connective tissues contribute to its function? 

3. Why are tendons and ligament tissues difficult to heal? 

4. Sketch and label the hierarchy of tendons, starting with the reticular membrane through tropocollagen. 

5. What difference do you see between the tendon – muscle insertion image and the tendon image? 

6. What differences do you see between the tendon and ligament sections?