Joint Effort and GLA: D
For Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis
GLA: D (Hip and Knee)
Good Life with osteoArthritis : Denmark
GLA: D (Back)
What is JointEffort?
It's for healthier hip and knee joints! The University of Calgary’s JointEffort program is a 6-week exercise program for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis. JointEffort is ideal for people who don’t qualify for surgery, need to prepare for surgery or have had a joint replacement.
Each 6-week Joint Effort program includes:
GLA:D® Good Life with osteoArthritis in Denmark (Hip/Knee)
GLA:D® is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for individuals with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. Facilities around the world collect data from GLA:D® patients to contribute to greater research and discoveries into managing the symptoms and pain of osteoarthritis. This program is increasingly recommended by doctors to help patients with those symptoms.
Classes will run twice a week for one hour over 7 weeks. Exercise sessions are a circuit-based program of neuromuscular training. Research from GLA:D® shows participants report less pain, reduced use of pain killers, fewer individuals on sick leave, and the ability to lead a more physically active lifestyle.
Each 7-week GLA:D® (Hip/Knee) program includes:
Over 9 weeks we will guide you through biweekly education and exercise sessions aimed at helping you manage your low back pain and improve your day to day! An initial assessment and screening must be completed by UCalgary GLA: D ® Back staff prior to being admitted to the program. Contact the program coordinator for more information: Emma Smith – email@example.com 403-220-8814
For healthier hip and knee joints! The University of Calgary’s JointEffort program is a 6-week exercise program for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis. JointEffort is ideal for people who don’t qualify for surgery, need to prepare for surgery or have had a joint replacement. Get a personalized program to strengthen your affected joints.
Runs twice a week in one of these time blocks:
Mon/Weds | 7–8 p.m.
Tue/Thur | 12:15 –1:15 p.m.
Tue/Thur | 5:30–6:30 pm
Joint Effort 6-week follow up
Continue to work on your fitness after you’ve completed the initial JointEffort program. These effective once-a-week sessions will continue your progress with supervision.
Prerequisite: JointEffort 6-week initial program
Course includes an access pass to Fitness Centre for the duration of the session.
Runs once a week in one of these time blocks:
Mon or Wed | 7–8 p.m.
Tue or Thurs | 12:15–1:15 p.m.
Tue or Thurs | 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Joint Effort Personal Training
This training package provides 1.5, 3, 5, 10, or 20 hours of personal training sessions. The client will receive one-on-one training time with a certified instructor. All programs are specifically designed to meet the individual's goals, with elements of strength training, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, balance and coordination.
JointEffort Unlimited Access
The Joint Effort pass program is reserved for individuals that do not require assistance with their exercise program. The pass program allows individuals to access the UCalgary Fitness Centre on their own, outside of program time.
In order to register in this program you must have taken at least one session of JointEffort and must speak to the coordinator prior to registering for the first time.
GLA:D / GLAD
GLA: D is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for individuals with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. This program includes two education sessions, 12 neuromuscular exercise sessions (60 minutes each) and the opportunity for data collection and quality monitoring (measures taken at initial visit, upon completion of the program and 12 months). Classes will run twice a week for one hour over 7 weeks.
Runs twice a week at these times:
Mon/Wed | 1:15–2:15pm