Physical activity and self-reported, physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis: is physical activity a risk factor?

@article{Cheng2000PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and self-reported, physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis: is physical activity a risk factor?},
  author={Yifan Cheng and Carol A. Macera and Deborah R. Davis and Barbara E. Ainsworth and Philip Jay Troped and Steven Noel Blair},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={315-22}
}
This prospective study evaluated regular physical activity and self-reported physician-diagnosed osteoarthritis of the knee and/or hip joints among 16,961 people, ages 20-87, examined at the Cooper Clinic between 1970 and 1995. Among those aged 50 years and older, osteoarthritis incidence was higher among women (7.0 per 1000 person-years) than among men (4… CONTINUE READING