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Dr. Sandra Webber News Archive

Sandra Webber leans over a pickleball net, holding a racquet.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Measuring Pickle Power

January 29, 2024 — 
Sandra Webber [BMRPT/90, M.Sc./96, PhD/10], a lifelong sports enthusiast, started playing the burgeoning sport of pickleball about five years ago. Now she’s on the court three or four times per week.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researchers advocate for long-COVID rehabilitation support

February 7, 2022 — 
A group of researchers from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is working to address the growing need to provide proper care to Manitobans living with long COVID. Long COVID is a condition that affects people beyond their initial COVID-19 infection.

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Ruth Barclay works with a client learning to use Nordic walking poles.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Walking study shows older adults finding ways to be active in COVID lockdowns

May 3, 2021 — 
Many older adults in Canada don’t regularly walk outdoors, despite limits to the activity impacting mobility, social isolation and other quality of life factors. In 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the risks may be even higher than normal.

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