The twenty-sixth episode of Arthritis Consumer Experts’ #ArthritisAtHome features Dr. Jasmin Ma, Arthritis Research Canada Post-Doctoral Fellow, on Part 4 of a special 4-part #MotivationMonday series called “15 minutes of exercise “snacks” during COVID-19 with Dr. Jasmin Ma”.
Dr. Ma will lead us through upbeat cardio and strengthening exercises with a TheraBand or resistance band. In an effort to meet the needs of a wide range of abilities, Dr. Ma provides movement and rest options – a choose your own exercise adventure!
Dr. Ma has a passion for helping people of all abilities get active. Dr. Ma is funded by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, the Arthritis Society, and Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Her research and experiences as a registered kinesiologist and certified inclusive fitness trainer focus on physical activity behavioural science and integrated knowledge translation, working with people with rheumatoid arthritis, spinal cord injury, and other chronic conditions/disabilities to start and stay active.
Important things to note before participating in this exercise session:
• Remember to always protect your joints before, during, and after physical activity or exercise.
• If you have any concerns or questions about whether you should participate in this or any Arthritis At Home episode, please consult with your health care team first.
You will need the following for this exercise session
1) Comfortable clothing to exercise in
2) TheraBand or Resistance Band – Stable the band to a door handle or something sturdy. Consider using a panty hose, rope or towel if you do not have a resistance band.
We encourage you to actively participate in this exercise session!
Visit Arthritis At Home online: https://arthritisathome.jointhealth.org
Check out all the videos in this #ArthritisAtHome 4-part series