overexertion


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Related to overexertion: overcompensation

o·ver·ex·ert

 (ō′vər-ĭg-zûrt′)
tr.v. o·ver·ex·ert·ed, o·ver·ex·ert·ing, o·ver·ex·erts
To exert (oneself) too much; overtax.

o′ver·ex·er′tion n.

overexertion

(ˌəʊvərɪɡˈzɜːʃən)
n
an excessive exertion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overexertion - excessive exertion; so much exertion that discomfort or injury results
elbow grease, exertion, effort, travail, sweat - use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
Translations

overexertion

[ˌəʊvərɪgˈzɜːʃən] N (= effort) → esfuerzo m excesivo; (= weariness) → fatiga f, agotamiento m

overexertion

[ˌəʊvərɪgˈzɜːrʃən] nsurmenage m

overexertion

[ˌəʊvrɪgˈzɜːʃn] niperaffaticamento, surmenage m inv

overexertion

n esfuerzo excesivo
References in classic literature ?
The student duels in Germany occasion two or three deaths every year, now, but this arises only from the carelessness of the wounded men; they eat or drink imprudently, or commit excesses in the way of overexertion; inflammation sets in and gets such a headway that it cannot be arrested.
Avoid overexertion and include rest in your travel plans.
For delivery drivers, 13 percent of the injuries and illnesses were due to transportation incidents, which trailed overexertion and bodily reaction (41 percent); falls, slips, and trips (23 percent); and contact with object or equipment (19 percent).
The product provides an important safety measure for those with physical restrictions and limited mobility by eliminating any overexertion that may result from attempting to sit on or stand up from a toilet.
The main focus of the ambassadors is motor vehicle safety, fall prevention, unintentional drug overdose and overexertion.
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Ideally, if individuals can work with a trainer with knowledge about exercise in older adults, this will help to minimize injury and overexertion. If not possible, people at least need to listen to the limits of their own bodies, stop and rest before they get winded, and slowly and gradually increase the amount of exercise, she says.
"I think of direction as replacing overexertion with clarity of intent," explains University of Illinois dance professor Rebecca Nettl-Fiol.
The most common type of non-crash injuries seen in emergency departments were those that occurred while entering or exiting a vehicle, at 164,000 a year, and injuries from overexertion such as unloading cargo or pushing a disabled vehicle, which were at about 88,000 per year.
They may result simply from overexertion, stress, poor physical fitness, a lack of sleep, or overuse of stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine or alcohol.
The majority of heart attack deaths were attributed to stress and overexertion in both volunteer (98%) and career (97%) firefighters (Table).
Overexertion and falls were the most common causes of nonfatal injuries among obese people in Xiang's study.