If over-weight People Exercise, Does it Increase or Decrease the Progression of Knee OA?
This noteworthy study involved 1,279 subjects, over a 9-year period! Their aim was demonstrate the effects of recreational exercise such as walking, jogging, cycling, aerobics etc. on the development of knee OA in older, overweight or obese adults.
In a Nutshell: After adjusting for age, sex, body mass index (BMI), they concluded that recreational walking, jogging, frequent working up a sweat, were NOT associated with a decrease or increase in risk of OA progression.
Posted on: November 27, 2007