submaximal

adjective
sub·max·i·mal | \ ˌsəb-ˈmak-s(ə-)məl \
variants: or sub-maximal

Definition of submaximal 

: less than maximal : not at the greatest or highest possible level submaximal exertion One hundred twenty asymptomatic patients underwent a submaximal treadmill exercise test two to three weeks after an acute myocardial infarction.JAMA

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submaximally or sub-maximally adverb
[Don] Mattingly said left-hander Paco Rodriguez … is throwing submaximally but will not return to the Dodgers before rosters expand. —Pedro Moura

First Known Use of submaximal

1876, in the meaning defined above

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submaximal

adjective
sub·max·i·mal | \ ˌsəb-ˈmak-s(ə-)məl \

Medical Definition of submaximal 

: being less than the maximum of which an individual is capable submaximal exercise

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