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de·con·di·tion

 (dē′kən-dĭsh′ən)
v. de·con·di·tioned, de·con·di·tion·ing, de·con·di·tions
v.tr.
1. Psychology To cause (a conditioned response) to become extinct.
2. To cause to decline from a condition of physical fitness, as through a prolonged period of inactivity or, in astronauts, through weightlessness in space.
v.intr.
To lose physical fitness.

decondition

(ˌdiːkənˈdɪʃən)
vb (tr)
to take away or cancel conditioned responses in (a person)

de•con•di•tion

(ˌdi kənˈdɪʃ ən)

v.t.
1. to diminish the physical strength or stamina of; weaken.
2. to diminish or eliminate the conditioned responses or behavior patterns of.
[1935–40]
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Increasing walking exercise intensity can lead to increased oxygen consumption and walk training with someone who normally jogs will lead to deconditioning in coronary patients [2].
Dyspnea and fatigue reduce ambulation in people with HF, which leads to deconditioning (poor exercise tolerance) and disuse atrophy, which further reduces the muscle strength required for performing daily activities and various physical functions.
We can combat the physical deconditioning that occurs with bed rest by using a stepwise mobility progression program.
Treating irreversible chronic pain means a combination of psychology, physical therapy and medication - and sometimes surgery - to achieve a realistic quality of life and prevent further deconditioning, Haber says.
Even if there is not harm tor preterm birth, there probably is harm in other regards--in terms of deconditioning, in terms of bone loss," he said.
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