Physical workload and the risk of severe knee osteoarthritis.

@article{Manninen2002PhysicalWA,
  title={Physical workload and the risk of severe knee osteoarthritis.},
  author={Pirjo H. Manninen and Markku Heli{\"o}vaara and Hilkka Riihim{\"a}ki and Olavi Suoma-Iainen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={
          25-32
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the impact of physical workload on the risk of severe knee osteoarthritis (OA) leading to knee arthroplasty. METHODS In this case-referent study, the cases were 55- to 75-year-old men (N=55) and women (N=226) who had undergone their first knee arthroplasty operation for primary knee OA in the Kuopio University Hospital in 1992-1993. The referents (N=524) were from the same source population and were matched with the cases for age and gender. Information on… CONTINUE READING

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