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A fluttery feeling in the stomach associated with high levels of arousal and arising from excessive muscular tension. Butterflies may be distracting and worrying, and therefore detrimental to performance. They can be controlled by relaxation techniques. See also visceral reactions.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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