This unit is from our course Understanding Stress and How to Manage It. We have ten courses in the ‘HR’ and ‘Pupil pastoral care’ categories.

The full course contents are:

  • Unit 1: Understanding the brain
  • Unit 2: Stress and mindset (this unit)
  • Unit 3: Stress and the body
  • Unit 4: Taking action against stress

This unit outlines the impact stress has on the body and what can be done to prevent this. It is supported by scientific research and illustrative examples.

aims and outcomes

In this unit you will:

  • Learn about the impact of stress on the body
  • Learn how stress hormones effect long-term physical health
  • Identify preventive measures and ways of lowering stress.

Unit content

Unit: Stress and the body