About This Kit
Through the Heart Institute Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre (HIPRC) you have learned about the many ways exercise can benefit your physical health. Exercise can also benefit your psychological or emotional health. It is one of the best treatments for managing and preventing stress. Exercise has even been called nature’s own tranquilizer because of the calming effect it has on the body.
In this kit you will:
Step 1. Understand the role of exercise in the stress response
Step 2. Identify ways exercise prevents stress