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A state of motivation relating to stress that the animal is unable to cope with. An animal may be in distress as a result of physical environmental factors, such as excessive cold or heat, or as a ...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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The positive or pleasant aspect of stress; for example the demands of competition which produce positive responses of excitement and happiness. ...

stress

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The force applied to a unit area of a substance measured in newtons per square metre. Compressive stress crushes the rock; see Bunds (2001) GSA Bull. 113, 7. Tensile stress is a force which tends to ...
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n. any factor that threatens the health of the body or has an adverse effect on its functioning, such as injury, disease, overwork, or worry. The existence of one form of stress tends to diminish ...

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