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vo·li·tion·al

(vō-li'shŭn-ăl),
Done by an act of will; relating to volition.

volitional

[vōlish′ənəl]
Etymology: L, velle, to wish
pertaining to the use of one's own will in performing or abstaining from an action.

vo·li·tion·al

(vŏ-lish'ŭn-ăl)
Done by an act of will; relating to volition.

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Additionally, the graded exercise test was designed to push the participants to the point of volitional fatigue.
Volitional inhibition of the PAG is mediated by acetylcholine and GABA balance at this location.
2005), the PVQ or the VQ can also be useful for identifying a child's initial level of volition and monitoring the efficacy of interventions and the progress of his or her volitional development (Andersen et al.
In this study there were 10 patients with a Canal body ratio at the level of vertebral fractures with moderate canal compromise and 4 had volitional voiding but this was not statistically significant as shown in Figure 5 and Table 2.
2] max, skill tennis performance, and time to volitional fatigue, and the difference in the mean values between the pre-training and post-training, were analyzed using paired t tests.
I think that both the compatibilist and semi-compatibilist senses of free will--for example, the will's being proximately controlled by the agent and its being reason-responsive, respectively--may be accounted for in Buddhist terms along the lines of volitional regulation.
The second dimension falling under Groome's concept of "heart" is the human being's volitional capacity, or the "will.
As hypothesized, we found that the subjects with amputation initially had relatively poor volitional myoelectric control of the movement of a virtual object compared with control subjects.
Regression analysis corresponding to Psychological Well-being dimensions evidenced how self acceptance, together with purpose in life and personal growth appeared to be significantly explained from perceived autonomy, decision making and volitional aspects (see table 3).
On each ergometer, subjects performed a continuous incremental test to volitional exhaustion.
l V: Volitional decision between both to accept each other.
Indeed, the idea that such biases could shift the REG outputs in exactly the same direction of the intention of the 91 individual operators over 12 years, in hundreds of thousands of instructed and volitional trials, would itself be a remarkable anomaly in need of explanation.