Exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee.

@article{Fransen2015ExerciseFO,
  title={Exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee.},
  author={M. Fransen and S. Mcconnell and A. Harmer and M. van der Esch and M. Simic and K. Bennell},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          CD004376
        }
}
BACKGROUND Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a major public health issue because it causes chronic pain, reduces physical function and diminishes quality of life. Ageing of the population and increased global prevalence of obesity are anticipated to dramatically increase the prevalence of knee OA and its associated impairments. No cure for knee OA is known, but exercise therapy is among the dominant non-pharmacological interventions recommended by international guidelines. OBJECTIVES To determine… Expand

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InterventionBehavioral
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