Definition of deconditioned in English:

deconditioned

adjective

  • Having lost fitness or muscle tone, especially through lack of exercise.

    ‘deconditioned muscles’
    • ‘The bottom line is that health clubs have not done a good job of bringing the deconditioned population into a fitness facility.’
    • ‘Therefore, the performance of these exercises in individuals with overt or latent cardiovascular disease, as well as elderly and/or deconditioned individuals, may be unsafe without adequate physiologic monitoring.’
    • ‘The average deconditioned person doesn't understand the basics of a fitness program, never mind understand or even appreciate the latest gadgetry exercise equipment has to offer.’
    • ‘Having an effective cardio area or areas can be a major draw for the deconditioned baby boomers and other markets that are heeding the advice to get healthy through cardio workouts.’
    • ‘Neglect can manifest itself as mental stress, psychosomatic pain, excess body fat, deconditioned musculature, low back pain, joint pain, headaches, trigger points, nervousness, insomnia and a host of other ailments.’
    • ‘However, the problem with calisthenics have been they require lifting almost your full body weight and are too difficult for the deconditioned clients to perform.’
    • ‘A dampened response of heart rate acceleration and recovery reflected her deconditioned state.’
    • ‘Starting slowly is key, particularly for somebody who is deconditioned, has or had a chronic illness.’
    • ‘Travel involves physical activity and a gradual exercise program that starts several weeks before a trip may be recommended for deconditioned travelers.’
    • ‘Most post-rehab stroke clients are very deconditioned.’
    • ‘The patient is a 40 year-old, obese, and deconditioned female who was recently diagnosed with Type 11 diabetes mellitus.’
    • ‘But if you're not active, you actually become more deconditioned and that makes symptoms worse.’
    • ‘Because skeletal muscles become deconditioned, the same state of deconditioning in respiratory muscles can be expected.’
    • ‘These suggested effects, if proved, might confirm the importance of pulmonary rehabilitation programs including exercise training in these deconditioned COPD patients.’
    • ‘The challenge for the person with FMS is in the gradual approach to exercise. Doing too much, too soon can hurt deconditioned muscles.’
    • ‘Additionally, many deconditioned patients may not tolerate the metabolic demands of maximal exercise testing.’
    • ‘Research has found that the cardiorespiratory system can improve with less than 20 to 30 minutes in the target heart rate zone, particularly with deconditioned individuals.’
    • ‘Physical therapists are encountering more patients who are deconditioned due to the increased prevalence of a sedentary lifestyle.’
    • ‘Sadly, she became deconditioned, put on weight, became progressively more inactive and remains painfully disabled years later.’
    • ‘Resistive and strength testing have shown promise in patients with nearly all physical conditions and resulted in increased muscle strength even in elderly, deconditioned patients living in nursing homes.’

Pronunciation

deconditioned

/diːk(ə)nˈdɪʃ(ə)nd/