Land-based exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Fransen2009LandbasedEF,
  title={Land-based exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Marlene Fransen and Sara O. McConnell},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={1109-17}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if clinical guidelines recommending therapeutic exercise for people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) are supported by rigorous scientific evidence. To explore whether the magnitude of treatment benefit reported in randomized controlled trials (RCT) is associated with exercise dosage or study methodology. METHODS We conducted a metaanalysis of RCT comparing some form of land-based therapeutic exercise with a nonexercise group using pain and self-reported physical function… CONTINUE READING

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