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I understand the basic structure of tendons, but I wonder how a tendon becomes stronger via exercise. Do the collagen fibers become more aligned/numerous/dense/etc.? Is the tendon expected to become thicker as it gets stronger? Does the cellular content of the tendons somehow change (e.g., more tenocytes, or higher quality tenocytes)? What other factors have a role in tendon strengthening?

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