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The prevalence and factors associated with knee pain in Great Britain's Olympians aged 40 years and older.

Cooper, D.J.; Scammell, B.E.; Palmer-Green, D.; Cooper, Dale; Scammell, Brigitte E; Batt, M.E.; Palmer-Green, Deborah

Authors

D.J. Cooper

B.E. Scammell

D. Palmer-Green

Dale Cooper

Brigitte E Scammell

M.E. Batt

Deborah Palmer-Green



Abstract

Purpose: affecting approximately one in four adults over the age of 40 years in the UK, knee pain is the most common presenting feature of osteoarthritis (OA). Despite the plethora of studies that have investigated the factors associated with the onset of knee pain in the sedentary population, relatively little is known about the prevalence and occupational factors associated with knee pain in an athletic sporting population. This study aimed to determine in Great Britain’s (GB) Olympians, aged 40 years and older, (1) the individual factors.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (published)
Conference Name OARSI 2016 World Congress
Online Publication Date Mar 20, 2016
Publication Date Mar 20, 2016
Deposit Date Jun 28, 2016
Journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Print ISSN 1063-4584
Publisher Elsevier
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 24
Issue Sup.1
Pages S212-S213
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.413
Keywords Knee pain; Olympians; Great Britain;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/10379
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joca.2016.01.413
Additional Information Special Issue - Abstracts from the 2016 OARSI World Congress on Osteoarthritis — Promoting Clinical and Basic Research in Osteoarthritis