OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE

an idea postulating that to escalate the size or operational capacity of muscle fibers, they must be pushed close to the threshold of their present capacity to react.

OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE: "It would appear that adhering to the overload principle in this task resulted in the desired effects the researchers were hoping for."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overload-principle/ (accessed August 1, 2020).
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