Stress Management Case Study

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1.9 DEFINITION OF TERM

1.9.1 Stress management:
That refers to the wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's levels of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning.

1.9.2 Physiology:
From Ancient Greek (physis), meaning "nature, origin", and (-logia), meaning "study of" is the scientific study of the normal function in living systems. A sub-discipline of biology, its focus is in how organisms, organ systems, organs, cells, and biomolecules carry out the chemical or physical functions that exist in a living system. In medicine, a physiologic state is one occurring from normal body function, rather than pathologically, which is centered on the abnormalities
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Is organ system that permits blood to circulate and transport nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones and blood cells to and from the cells in the body to provide nourishment and help in fighting diseases, stabilize temperature and pH, and maintain homeostasis.

1.9.4 Endocrine:
Refer to the collection of glands of an organism that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system to be carried toward distant target organs.
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW
This chapter provides a review on the relationship between stress management technique and academic performance on the student-athlete. But first, it is important to know more on the understanding of the stress level and the technique to manage it. There are a lot of theories on stress and stress management technique that have been proposed.

2.1 STRESS MANAGEMENT
Stress management refers to the wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's levels of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning. “Stress is a pervasive influence in most people’s live”- Cousins
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time demands, physical demands, and travel schedules). Such further demands may place athletes at bigger risk for experiencing physical and psychological health problems (Etzel, 2006). Based on this study, the additional demands might put the athlete into a situation where they might face physical and psychological health problems. Not all stress is bad. In fact, some can be good for us. A healthy amount can make life stimulating and exciting (Battison, 1997; Cunningham,

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