Physical activity prevents bone loss in premenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis: a cohort study

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The aim of the study was to compare the bone loss and the influence of physical activity between premenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and healthy women. A total of 71 patients with RA and 29 healthy premenopausal women with the criteria of the American College of Rheumatology for RA were followed for 2 years. Of these 85% were Caucasian, aged… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00296-008-0554-3

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@article{Tourinho2008PhysicalAP, title={Physical activity prevents bone loss in premenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis: a cohort study}, author={Tatiana Freitas Tourinho and Edison Capp and Jo{\~a}o Carlos Tavares Brenol and Airton Teitelbom Stein}, journal={Rheumatology International}, year={2008}, volume={28}, pages={1001-1007} }