Liz Young

Liz Young RN, Program Coordinator
Trym Gym, Health Managment Programs
Campus Recreation, University of Calgary
Phone: 403 220 4374
Fax: 403 284 5867

Liz is a registered nurse who has worked in health promotion for 28 years. She developed the Trym Gym, a lifestyle change program for weight management for adults and children. She also developed programs for osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and cardiac rehabilitation. Her research interests are:

  • effects of an exercise approach on osteoporosis (dance movement)
  • study of overweight men to examine self efficacy cognitions etc. in a behaviour change program
Her brother has MS, is blind and confined to a wheelchair. He uses music to help him relax and deal with his MS.
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