There are obviously many possible applications within the body. The solution appears to provide a natural structure that will be indistinguishable from a natural tendon.
It also means that a lot of athletes will be able to take their careers safely to their forties. After all this is what inevitably fails because you cannot feel when you have gone way too far. Lose it a couple of times and repair becomes imperfect and the career is over. You need to be 100%
One of sports unfortunate secrets is the level of attrition caused by ligament injuries. You go on to have a perfectly healthy life. It is just that you cannot squeeze that extra three percent of performance out.
Man-made ligament could replace ruptured ACLs
January 2, 2015