PER 1300

Stress Management: Neuromuscular Relaxation

2 Credits

GE Outcomes: Personal Development

This course is for the person who wishes to learn how to relax (reduce muscular tension) through the scientific principles of applied progressive neuromuscular relaxation. Some topics covered will include tension and anxiety reduction without drugs, anxiety and ulcers, tension and high blood pressure, tension and heart attack, and fear and success. Through lecture, discussion, and neuromuscular relaxation practice sessions, the student will learn to control anxiety, conserve energy, and thereby reduce tension that leads to nervousness. Neuromuscular relaxation helps the student to better meet the stress brought about by the pressures of modern day living. Course/lab fees.