We’ve gOT Your Back: The Ergo Minute Podcast 1: What Do Healthy Tissues Need?

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General Podcast Description:

You’re invited to tune into a new podcast called, “We’ve gOT Your Back: The Ergo Minute” hosted by Julia Giancola and Madison Lazarou. These Occupational Therapy students at the University of Toronto, bring you advice from U of T experts on how to apply ergonomic strategies in your home office, so that you can work more comfortably, productively and reduce the risk of stress and injury on your body. The topic for this podcast is “What Do Healthy Tissues Need?” which was created in collaboration with Dr. Sharon Switzer-Mcintyre, Associate Professor and Program Director in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto.

Podcast 1 Episode Description:

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When listening to this podcast you will learn about how your tissues (i.e. muscles, joints, ligaments, nerves) are impacted when working from home, what tissues need in order to stay healthy, and some practical strategies you can implement while working from home.

Sourced from:

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety https://www.ontario.ca/page/ergonomics-workplace

Canadian Activity Guidelines https://www.csep.ca/CMFiles/Guidelines/CSEP_PAGuidelines_adults_en.pdf

Nowrouzi-Kia, B. (2019). Joint Motion and Tissue Stress [PowerPoint Slides].