1. What mechanical forces traumatize the musculotendinous
unit and the synovial joint? How are the forces similar to one another, and how
are they different?
2. What forces gradually weaken tendons and ligaments?
3. Contrast two synovial joint injuries.
4. List the structural characteristics that make a long bone
susceptible to fracture.
5. What mechanical forces cause fracture of a bone?
6. How do stress fractures probably occur?