exertional

adjective
ex·​er·​tion·​al | \ ig-ˈzər-shnəl How to pronounce exertional (audio) , -shə-nᵊl\

Definition of exertional

: precipitated by physical exertion exertional chest pain

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Head coach Jeff Sims initially told the media that Bradforth had likely died from a blood clotting disorder, but months later, an autopsy found the cause of death to be exertional heat stroke. Charlotte Carroll, SI.com, "Collapse and Confusion: The Death of a Juco Football Player," 24 June 2019 Of course, nothing is going to bring back the young man who collapsed and died of exertional heatstroke or take away the pain his family continues to endure. Peter Schmuck, baltimoresun.com, "Schmuck: One year after death of Jordan McNair, Maryland football program must focus on more than winning," 13 June 2019 Following a battery of tests, my eventual diagnosis was exertional rhabdomyolysis, or severe muscle damage that often occurs in high-impact activities like car crashes or football tackles, not footraces. Holly Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, "It’s gonna be a hot Mount Marathon, so racers be warned and spectators stand by — preferably with ice," 3 July 2018 Connecticut received a score of 40.001 out of 100, with scores of seven in exertional heatstroke, six in traumatic head injuries, six in sudden cardiac arrest, 15 in appropriate health care coverage and 6.001 in emergency preparedness. Mike Anthony, courant.com, "UConn Study Finds High School Athletes At Risk; Connecticut Ranks 38th Nationally," 8 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of exertional

1959, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of exertional was in 1959

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exertional

adjective
ex·​er·​tion·​al | \ ig-ˈzərsh(-ə)-nəl How to pronounce exertional (audio) \

Medical Definition of exertional

: precipitated by physical exertion but usually relieved by rest exertional rhabdomyolysis

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