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1

Shortens the muscles and causes movement

Isotonic

2

Increases muscle tension but no movement occurs

Isometric

3

Continuos sustained contraction allowing smooth movement

Tetanus

4

Stair step increase in contraction with repeated stimulation before muscle has completely relaxed

Summation

5

Slight, constant contraction during consciousness

Tone