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Prime mover

Responsible for a particular movement

Tetanus contraction

Continuous forceful without relaxiation

Twitch

Jerky brief contraction

Isotonic

Contractions that produce movement

Flexion

Make angle at joints smaller

Synergist

Muscles that assist the prime mover

Insertion

End of muscle attached to a movable part

Tendon

Band like tissue that connect tissue to bone