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Dr. Joanne Parsons News Archive

A female soccer player lying on a field holding her leg on the ground in agony.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Physical therapy prof awarded for research on disparity in ACL injury rate between genders

August 4, 2023 — 
A UM researcher at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences has been awarded two prizes from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA) for research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine in March 2021 on how societal factors affect knee injury in female athletes. 

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Social, not just biological factors, key in increased knee injuries among girls and women

March 26, 2021 — 
A University of Manitoba professor is the co-author of a paper in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) which argues that the reason women are more prone to sports injuries has more to do with gendered environments than female biology.

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UM postdoctoral fellow Dr. Inna Rabinovich-Nikitin, whose research is based at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at the St. Boniface Albrechtsen Research Centre, is pictured in a lab there.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Awards advance Rady women in leadership learning

February 5, 2021 — 
Ten faculty members, students or trainees in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received 2020 leadership development awards through The Winnipeg Foundation’s Martha Donovan Fund

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Researcher focuses on strength training for all youth

March 18, 2019 — 
Joanne Parsons’ research is mostly focused on the use of strength and resistance training to prevent injury in young athletes. But she has recently been drawn to the use of this training for youth who aren’t athletes.

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