MASS150G - Physiology of Wellness

Credits: 2

Students in this course develop strategies for self care needed for longevity in the field of Massage Therapy as well as strategies for working with clients to promote change that will complement massage in creating optimal health and wellness. Students will define stress and stress factors and identify the impact it has on an individual physically and psychologically. Students will explore the nature of stress and how it can be the cause of disease. Students will identify stress factors and patterns of stress that cause dysfunction as well as strategies to reduce and manage stress.  A variety of stress reducing/relaxation techniques will be discussed or experienced. 

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Permission of the Massage Therapy Program Coordinator. Co-requisites: MASS161G, MASS162G, MASS171G (or BIOL110G), and MASS181G.

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