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Update on osteoarthritis part 1: current concepts and the relation to exercise

Conaghan, P. (2002) Update on osteoarthritis part 1: current concepts and the relation to exercise. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 36 (5). pp. 330-333. ISSN 0306-3674

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There appears to be an increased risk of lower limb osteoarthritis in participants of repetitive, high impact sports, and this is strongly associated with joint injury. There seems to be little risk associated with recreational running. Assessment of risk for osteoarthritis should take into account the nature of the sport, intensity of training, presence of previous injury, body mass index, and occupation.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2002 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd & British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine. Reproduced in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: osteoarthritis, joints, exercise, injury
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > Institute of Molecular Medicine (LIMM) (Leeds) > Section of Musculoskeletal Disease (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Assistant
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2014 08:56
Published Version: http://bjsm.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/36/5/...
Status: Published
Publisher: BMJ
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1136/bjsm.36.5.330
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1489

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