Impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers.

  title={Impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers.},
  author={Brian R. Wolf and A. M. Amendola},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  volume={24 1},
The number of people participating in sports continues to increase. The relationship between sports participation, joint injury, and subsequent osteoarthritis is complex. A history of joint injury and participation in high joint loading sports increases the risk of subsequent osteoarthritis changes in affected joints. The impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers depends on multiple factors including the joint involved, the location within that joint, and the physical demands of the chosen… CONTINUE READING