voluntary stress

voluntary stress,

n activities produce stress but also increase endorphins and challenge the participant in a positive manner (i.e., extreme sports); considered beneficial to overall health.
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Following the voluntary stress tests conducted last year by ENSREG, the European grouping set up in 2007 as part of Euratom and made up of national senior safety officials, the text proposes to make such tests compulsory every six years.
0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami on March 11 2011, EU leaders decided to recommend that member states carry out voluntary stress tests on all their nuclear power plants.
Still, she is concerned that the "vague" concept of voluntary stress tests does not address the urgency of the situation.
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