Body mass index, occupational activity, and leisure-time physical activity: an exploration of risk factors and modifiers for knee osteoarthritis in the 1946 British birth cohort

Kathryn R Martin, Diana Kuh, Tamara B Harris, Jack M Guralnik, David Coggon, Andrew K Wills

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Abstract

Knee osteoarthritis (kOA) risk is increased by obesity and physical activities (PA) which mechanically stress the joint. We examined the associations of midlife kOA with body mass index (BMI) and activity exposure across adult life and their interaction.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219
JournalBMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Volume14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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