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Resistance Stage of Stress: Overview Video

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What is an example of a cause of resistance stress?

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1. What can be a harmful consequence of resistance stress?

2. According to Selye, how many stages of stress are there?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Resistance stress is one of Selye's stages of the stress response. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the causes and dangers of resistance stress, as well as your understanding of how a body responds physically to stress.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on recalling:

  • Which muscles receive the most blood flow during stress
  • An example of a cause of resistance stress
  • What decreases during a period of resistance stress
  • A possible consequence of resistance stress
  • How long a person must be under stress to reach the stage of resistance stress
  • The number of stages in the stress response, according to Selye

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of Selye's stages of the stress response to answer questions about resistance stress
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the causes and consequences of resistance stress and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about stress to answer questions about the body's physical and emotional responses to stress

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about the stages of stress? Check out the corresponding lesson titled Resistance Stage of Stress: Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand stress and resistance
  • Recognize the stages of Selye's stress response as alarm, resistance and exhaustion
  • Identify causes of resistance stress
  • Be aware of the dangers of resistance stress
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