Tendons are important for allowing movement because they reduce tension and movement is produced by tendons.Tendons arent made to stretch.Their purpose is to connect the muscle to
the bone.If stretched,the tendon might tear.Same goes for ligaments.You
stretch your muscles. Tendons connect bones to muscle. Without tendons, the bones cannot move
on its own when the muscles move because the muscles and the bones are
independent of one another. With tendons around, the bone and the muscle
So, when the muscle moves, the bone can now move along.