In this session we’re asking the question: does every movement matter? We will learn about what movement and exercise does for our bodies, how much we should try and move each day and look at examples of how to add more movement into our daily routines.
Dr Gemma Ryde – University of Glasgow
Dr Gemma Ryde is a Lecturer at the University of Glasgow in the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences. She is also the board of the International Society of Physical Activity and Health. In her early career she was a fitness instructor and personal trainer whilst completing her undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Heriot Watt University. She then spent several years in community health promotion before completing her PhD at the University of Queensland in Australia. She now works to combine her community background and academic skills to see how we can get more people moving and active in their daily lives.