The effect of physical activity in preventing osteoarthritis


Cicuttini F (Monash Univ), English DR, Giles GG


The main aim is to determine whether an increasing amount of physical activity is associated with an increase in the amount of knee cartilage volume after adjusting for differences in gender, age, body and bone size.


Wang Y, Simpson JA, Wluka AE, Teichtahl AJ, English DR, Giles GG, Graves S, Cicuttini FM. Is physical activity a risk factor for primary knee or hip replacement due to osteoarthritis? A prospective cohort study. J Rheumatol. 2011;38:350-357