Strengthening exercises and stretching help alleviate the pain of tennis and golfer’s elbow, according to physiotherapy expert who shows the proper technique.

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April
2019

The cure for the repetitive motion injury of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow, colloquially known as tennis or golfer’s elbow, is more use.

“With tennis or golfer’s elbow, you need to settle it down and rest it but after that, the best research and evidence points to exercise as the most effective treatment for healing,” said Chris Zarski, a clinical assistant professor in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at Augustana Campus.

He explained that tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis, which affects the outside of the forearm at the elbow, and golfer’s elbow or medial epicondylitis, which affects the inside, were believed to be related to inflammation, and thus a form of tendonitis. However, researchers and physicians began to notice these injuries were more often a form of tendinopathy, whe...

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17
April
2019

Too much screen time associated with behavioural problems in preschoolers

Organized sports, quality sleep identified as factors to help diminish effects of too much screen time.

A new Canadian study of more than 2,400 families suggests that among preschoolers, spending two
17
April
2019

$20M in government funding brings new talent in sugar research to Canada and U of A

Glycomics researcher Lara Mahal announced as Canada Excellence Research Chair.

A world-renowned chemist is bringing her expertise to the University of Alberta to further her work
16
April
2019

U of A to host Canadian Mountain Network

Network of centres of excellence program funds latest network with $18.3 million over next five years.

The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN), hosted by the University of Alberta, is set to receive $18.3
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April
2019

U of A law students win international moot court competition

Representing Canada, U of A team goes undefeated to win Commonwealth competition for first time.

Thanks to some creative arguments and reasonable positions, a team of University of Alberta law