Application of Stress Management in Secondary School
LANGUAGE NOTE | Document text in English; abstract also in Chinese.
The purpose of this paper is to introduce stress management program to secondary school students in Hong Kong. Stress management program was designed and was proposed to be included in secondary school physical education curriculum. The program consisted of lectures and relaxation training. The contents of the lectures are the followings: what is stress? sources of stress, stress and illness, intrapersonal and interpersonal interventions. The relaxation training program consisted of stretching exercises, deep abdominal breathing and progressive relaxation training. A trial teaching of the course was conducted for 22 Form 6 students at a secondary school. Examination and academic/school work are the major stressors for the students. Friends and classmates are their main support groups. Positive feedback were received from the physical education teacher and students on this stress management program.
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