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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.

https://ot.utoronto.ca/blog/ergo/

We've gOT your back: The Ergo Minute Madison Lazarou & Julia Giancola

    • Education

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.

https://ot.utoronto.ca/blog/ergo/

    Podcast 4: Work-life Balance and Restorative Sleep

    Podcast 4: Work-life Balance and Restorative Sleep

    When listening to this podcast you will learn about the importance of work-life balance and restorative sleep, tips on how to integrate work-life balance into your daily routine, and strategies to help you achieve better sleep quality and consistency. These strategies will help you find the right fit between your goals and daily tasks, which will contribute to overall feelings of happiness, productivity and satisfaction while working from home.

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    • 5 min
    Podcast 3: Eyestrain and Lighting While Using Electronic Interfaces

    Podcast 3: Eyestrain and Lighting While Using Electronic Interfaces

    When listening to this podcast you will learn about blue light and how it affects your eyes, risk factors that may be contributing to your eyestrain or tiredness, and some practical strategies you can implement to help protect your eyes when working from home.

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    • 4 min
    Podcast 2: Creative Home Setups

    Podcast 2: Creative Home Setups

    When listening to this podcast you will learn about proper body positioning, risk factors that may contribute to injury and creative, no-cost home setup ideas you can implement to help you work more safely and productively at home. Our special guest is Pat Mckee, Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at U of T.

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    • 5 min
    Podcast 1: What Do Healthy Tissues Need?

    Podcast 1: What Do Healthy Tissues Need?

    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. 

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    • 4 min

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