Arthritis At Home Episode 104 – New year, new sleep and exercise habits
In this episode of Arthritis At Home, we speak to Ellen Wang, Programs Coordinator at Arthritis Consumer Experts, on the benefitsof increased activity, limiting sedentary periods and sleeping better. She shares tips on how to incorporate exercise into your daily routine and what she does as part of her sleep routine.
Ellen is a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Linda Li at the University of British Columbia. She received her Master and Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. In addition, she was involved in several implementation projects that aimed to improve mobility and physical function. From her experiences, she developed a keen interest in the self-management of chronic conditions. Outside of her studies, Ellen works as a yoga instructor and personal trainer. She also loves to prepare colourful meals and curate fun playlists.
Check out these resources to learn more
- Sleep Foundation: Sleep Hygiene – https://www.sleepfoundation.org/sleep-hygiene
- GLA:D Exercises – https://gladcanada.ca/index.php/glad-exercises/
- 24-Hour Movement Guidelines – https://csepguidelines.ca/