Muscles and tendons images

Muscles – specialised bundles of proteins – are involved in all kinds of biological processes, from locomotion to squeezing food through the digestive tract. We’ve chosen seven images that put muscles and tendons under the microscope

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Exercise, Energy and Movement’ in January 2012 and reviewed and updated in August 2016.

Cell biology
Exercise, Energy and Movement, Proteins
Education levels:
14–16, 16–19, Continuing professional development