pain tolerance


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pain tol·er·ance

the highest intensity of painful stimulation that a tested subject is able to tolerate.

pain tol·er·ance

(pān tolĕr-ăns)
The level of pain someone is able to endure.

pain tol·er·ance

(pān tolĕr-ăns)
Highest intensity of painful stimulation that a tested subject is able to tolerate.
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* The simultaneous use of RM and TENS did not cause any additional effects to pain tolerance or ROM in the treated or contralateral quadriceps.
Relaxation thought to increase the pain tolerance through a number of mechanisms, including the reduction of anxiety, decreased catecholamine response, increased uterine blood flow, and decreased muscle tension, and this relaxation is mainly enhanced by a specific breathing pattern during contraction and by touch.
However, both plantbased cannabis and dronabinol were associated with increases in pain tolerance, whereas other synthetic THC preparations were associated with significant reductions in pain tolerance.
"Twizpipe mirrors the humorous element of swearing and is fun to say, whereas fouch is harsh-sounding and concise, similar to the existing four-letter swear word." Volunteers were invited to test the new words, along with a traditional swear word and a control word while their hands were submerged in an ice water bath that tested their pain tolerance and threshold.
It was found that the meditators had a higher pain tolerance.
Urinary catheterization, high pain tolerance, and thoracic incision are not contraindicated conditions.
Each strongman will face five disciplines that test pure strength, grip strength, technical ability and pain tolerance to the limit, overseen by five times UK's Strongest Man, Glenn Ross.
'For someone who has low pain tolerance, it was honestly the most painful experience I've ever gone through but the moment I held him and smelled his head I knew it was all so so so worth it,' Canlas said about her birthing experience.
Garry Blues face the Owls today and Monk said: "It's dictated by him in terms of his pain tolerance.
The pain tolerance is a concern, but so is the chance of re-injury and the long-term health of Trubisky's throwing shoulder.
The results showed that both common physical properties and augmental functions had a statistically significant effect, with medium effect sizes, on pain tolerance at posttest.
Joiner originally proposed that a buildup of painful and provocative experiences cultivates the fearlessness and pain tolerance needed to attempt suicide.