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ERIC Number: EJ1085317
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2333-4851
Improving Health by Reducing Stress: An Experiential Activity
Largo-Wight, Erin; Moore, Michele J.; Barr, Elissa M.
Journal of Health Education Teaching, v2 n1 p8-11 2011
Stress is a leading health issue among college students. Managing stress involves enhancing resources necessary to cope with life's demands. Relaxation techniques are especially critical coping strategies when stress is chronic and coping resources are overused and fatigued. Methods: This article describes a research-based relaxation technique aimed to identify stress and enhance resources to cope with stress. Brainstorming, discussion, and skill practice will be utilized to meet the learning objectives. Evaluation: Process and impact evaluation will be used to assess the learning objectives. Conclusions: The implications involve reducing stress and promoting health among a priority stress population, college students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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