ALCB 413Y: RELAXATION TECHNIQUES
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Summer 2022|
|Hours:||2 lecture per week (24 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||Students are advised to participate at their own pace and notify the instructor of any personal or physical limitations.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Student will be able to describe personal relaxation techniques
- The student will be able to explain the relationship of mental and physical tension with mental and physical health
The student will be able to:
- Identify situations that cause tension/anxiety.
- Demonstrate tension control and relaxation methods.
- Employ deep breathing techniques.
- Use positive visualization.
- Explain the relationship of mental and physical tension with mental and physical health.
- Recognize the importance of using relaxation and breathing techniques to reduce tension.
- Learn how to predict and identify when a situation is causing tension and anxiety
- Demonstrate tension control and relaxation methods including, but not limited to:
- Relaxation and deep breathing techniques
- Positive visualization and meditation
- Tai chi
- Explain the relationship of mental and physical tension with mental and physical health
- Use this understanding to determine which methods will best help in a given situation
- Recognize the importance of using relaxation and breathing techniques to reduce tension
- Know the difference between momentary tension/anxiety reduction and long-term maintenance relaxation
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
2. When taught online/virtual: students and faculty need internet access with Zoom-capable computer, monitor and speakers.
Method(s) of Evaluation
Progress on Student Educational Contract
Instructor observation to reflect course material
Method(s) of Instruction
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Selected articles, websites and other reference materials as assigned by instructor.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments