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

By P. Conaghan


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

Publisher: BMJ
Year: 2002
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