Cost-effectiveness of aerobic and resistance exercise in seniors with knee osteoarthritis.

  title={Cost-effectiveness of aerobic and resistance exercise in seniors with knee osteoarthritis.},
  author={Mary Ann Sevick and Douglas Bradham and Melissa Muender and G. John Chen and Cam Enarson and Maggie Dailey and Walt H Ettinger},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={32 9},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine, in a randomized clinical trial of 439 individuals with knee osteoarthritis, the incremental cost-effectiveness of aerobic versus weight resistance training, compared with an education control intervention. METHODS Cost estimates of the intervention were based upon the cost of purchasing from the community similar services to provide exercise or health education. Effect at 18 months was measured using several variables, including: self… CONTINUE READING


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