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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

HPER 264 - Stress Management

Credits: 3
LEC hours per week: 3
Stress is a normal part of life. Some of the most common triggers associated with stress will be discussed. Students will learn techniques to manage these stressors in a healthful way. Both physical and mental coping skills will be explored. This course counts as an ELECTIVE toward an AA degree, NOT as an ACTIVITY COURSE.
Course Outcomes:
  • Explain the impact of stress and its relationshp to health and disease.
  • Demonstrate stress reducing practices and techniques.
  • Articulate theoretical knowledge of stress management principles.
  • Develop a personalized stress management plan.
Course Topics:
  1. What is stress and what are its triggers
  2. Relationship between stress and illness
  3. Stress and the college student
  4. Perception interventions
  5. Meditation
  6. Autogenic training, imagery, and progressive relaxation
  7. Physiological arousal interventions
Course Attribute(s): Transferable Elective