Massage: Massage Therapy and the Stress Epidemic

10.00
Online
Elective
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About the Course

Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Define stress in clinical terms and describe its effects on the body and brain.
  • Identify the effects of stress on the body and the difference between acute and chronic stress.
  • Examine the relationship between our modern lifestyle and our indicated levels of stress.
  • Recognize current cultural norms of overstimulation and overmedication.
  • Identify the physiological, neurological, and biochemical changes that take place during massage and their role in reducing stress.
  • Establish the importance of consistent massage therapy as a long-term stress-reducing practice.
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Massage Therapy and the Stress Epidemic

10.00
About the Course

Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Define stress in clinical terms and describe its effects on the body and brain.
  • Identify the effects of stress on the body and the difference between acute and chronic stress.
  • Examine the relationship between our modern lifestyle and our indicated levels of stress.
  • Recognize current cultural norms of overstimulation and overmedication.
  • Identify the physiological, neurological, and biochemical changes that take place during massage and their role in reducing stress.
  • Establish the importance of consistent massage therapy as a long-term stress-reducing practice.