Wellness & Ergonomics
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NRAO-NM Wellness Program

Wellness Program Committee Members

Ephraim Ford (Co-chair)
Marie Glendenning (Co-chair)
Martin Pokorny
Rob Selina

Astrophytness Program

  1. Purpose
    To offer free, healthy Wellness activities to the NM NRAO staff and their dependents
    locally to build commitment to and increase participation in a healthy lifestyle.

  2. Wellness Assessment
    1. Health fair every two years
    2. Online health assessment: register at MyCigna.com

  3. Fitness
    1. Free fitness classes:
      • - Yoga classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon in the SOC Auditorium
        - Fitness classes, Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Tech gym
    2. Scales at the SOC and the VLA
    3. Tech facilities
    4. Exercise handouts

  4. Diabetes Prevention Program 2011-2013 (DPP)
    1. Based on the CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)
    2. Funded by the NM Department of Health and the NRAO
    3. "This could be you..." poster and weight loss graph
    4. DPP presentation given on 12/14/2012
    5. DPP screening test
    6. DPP handouts and forms

  5. Cycling
    1. Road safety classes
    2. Organized bike rides
      • - The NRAO-Astrophytness sponsored Dr. Hein Hvatum Memorial VLA Bicycle Challenge was held on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The riders braved at least part of the rises and falls of this 100+ mile distance.

  6. Ergonomics
    1. Ergonomics presentation given on March 13, 2012
    2. Arranging your workstation
    3. Ergonomic posture at a computer
    4. Ergonomic workout
    5. Ergonomics presentation given on March 18, 2014

  7. Cigna resources
    1. Employee Assistance Program (EAP): contact HR for password
    2. These CIGNA resources use a MyCigna.com registration/login

Content created by Marie Glendenning; Modified on Friday, 01-Dec-2017 17:09:00 EST by Marie Glendenning