WORKOUT THE STRESS Scientists in the Schools Shawn C
Significance <ul><li>Everyone is stressed </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise is affordable  </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done almost a...
Definitions <ul><li>Stress-  physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety-  distress or unea...
We will learn …  <ul><li>How Exercise Reduces Stress </li></ul><ul><li>How Exercise can be used as a Psychological Health ...
Exercise Reduces Stress <ul><li>Automotive Workers reduced stress with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 min Warm up </li></ul></ul...
Exercise as Psychological Health Treatment <ul><li>Used Exercise as a way to treat individuals with mental illnesses </li>...
Exercise Adds and Causes Stress <ul><li>Compulsive Exercisers  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Feeling of distress if unable to ex...
In the upcoming weeks we will discuss… <ul><li>Weight Lifting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upper Body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
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  1. 1. WORKOUT THE STRESS Scientists in the Schools Shawn C
  2. 2. Significance <ul><li>Everyone is stressed </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise is affordable </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done almost anywhere at anytime </li></ul><ul><li>Other benefits of exercise </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>Stress- physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension </li></ul><ul><li>Anxiety- distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise- activity carried out to improve or sustain physical health; activity requiring physical exertion </li></ul>
  4. 4. We will learn … <ul><li>How Exercise Reduces Stress </li></ul><ul><li>How Exercise can be used as a Psychological Health Treatment </li></ul><ul><li>How Exercise can Cause Stress </li></ul>
  5. 5. Exercise Reduces Stress <ul><li>Automotive Workers reduced stress with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 min Warm up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30 min running/dancing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15 min cool down </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Exercise and Heart Rate (HR) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise done at 70% of Max HR reduces stress and anxiety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved the mood of individuals who claim to be depressed </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Exercise as Psychological Health Treatment <ul><li>Used Exercise as a way to treat individuals with mental illnesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8-12 Week Structured Exercise Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All participants had improved feelings of well being </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Used exercise to treat PTSD in men who had seen combat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ 16 weeks of exercise treatment was as effective as antidepressant medication” </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Exercise Adds and Causes Stress <ul><li>Compulsive Exercisers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Feeling of distress if unable to exercise” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fine line between exercise adding stress and reducing it </li></ul>
  8. 8. In the upcoming weeks we will discuss… <ul><li>Weight Lifting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upper Body </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower Body </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aerobics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interval Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endurance Training </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to work out without gym equipment </li></ul>
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