Youth: Inactive for too long

Children and adolescents have not become more active, despite the clear goal to increase physical activity. The World Health Organization’s goal of more physical activity to curb many diseases is facing failure.

Man jogging on beach

Elastic tendons make muscles slower and stronger

Muscles and tendons have their own tricks for dealing with violent forces and protecting you against injury. Tendons also store energy - and help muscles to work more slowly and perform better.