Associations between recreational exercise and chronic pain in the general population: evidence from the HUNT 3 study.

@article{Landmark2011AssociationsBR,
  title={Associations between recreational exercise and chronic pain in the general population: evidence from the HUNT 3 study.},
  author={Tormod Landmark and P{\aa}l Richard Romundstad and Petter Christian Borchgrevink and Stein Kaasa and Ola Dale},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2011},
  volume={152 10},
  pages={2241-7}
}
The evidence for an association between leisure-time physical activity and prevalence of pain is insufficient. This study investigated associations between frequency, duration, and intensity of recreational exercise and chronic pain in a cross-sectional survey of the adult population of a Norwegian county (the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study; HUNT 3). Of the 94,194 invited to participate, complete data were obtained from 46,533 participants. Separate analyses were performed for the working-age… CONTINUE READING