We all recognize the feelings of stress. In this course, you will discover the complete mind-body response that gives us the energy to deal with our stress. Learn how the body’s response to stress builds up over time and how this may increase our risk for chronic health problems. Explore the new biology of stress resilience and the role exercise plays in this learning intensive course!
Available Course Credits
After reading this article, you should be able to:
Describe the increased health risks of chronic stress.
Explain what stress resilience is, and how it can reduce the harm of chronic stress.
Identify and describe the three biological signs of stress resilience.
Describe the concept of good stress, or hormesis, and how it applies to exercise.
Identify the level and intensity of physical activity that are most likely to promote stress resilience.
April 2013 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 5: Stress Resilience