Play Hurt, Live Hurt: Living with and Managing Osteoarthritis from the Perspective of Ex-professional Footballers.

@article{Turner2002PlayHL,
  title={Play Hurt, Live Hurt: Living with and Managing Osteoarthritis from the Perspective of Ex-professional Footballers.},
  author={Andy Turner and Julie Barlow and Brian Ilbery},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={285-301}
}
Personal accounts of living with osteoarthritis (OA) are rare and qualitative research has focused mainly on the experiences of women. As yet no studies have focused solely on the experience of men living with OA. The primary focus of this study was the experience of living with OA from the perspective of ex-professional footballers in the UK using semi-structured interviews with interpretative phenomenological analysis. Participants identified the cause of their OA to be associated with… CONTINUE READING

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