Relationship between obesity and foot pain and its association with fat mass, fat distribution, and muscle mass

@article{Tanamas2012RelationshipBO,
  title={Relationship between obesity and foot pain and its association with fat mass, fat distribution, and muscle mass},
  author={Stephanie K. Tanamas and Anita E. Wluka and Patricia A. Berry and Hylton B. Menz and B Strauss and Miranda L. Davies-Tuck and Joseph Proietto and John B. Dixon and Graeme Jones and Flavia M. Cicuttini},
  journal={Arthritis Care \& Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={64}
}
To examine the relationship between obesity, body composition, and foot pain as assessed by the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index (MFPDI). 

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