Bone and muscle: Interactions beyond mechanical.

  title={Bone and muscle: Interactions beyond mechanical.},
  author={Marco Brotto and Lynda F. Bonewald},
The musculoskeletal system is significantly more complex than portrayed by traditional reductionist approaches that have focused on and studied the components of this system separately. While bone and skeletal muscle are the two largest tissues within this system, this system also includes tendons, ligaments, cartilage, joints and other connective tissues along with vascular and nervous tissues. Because the main function of this system is locomotion, the mechanical interaction among the major… CONTINUE READING
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