Decrease of Muscle Strength Is Associated With Increase of Activity Limitations in Early Knee Osteoarthritis: 3-Year Results From the Cohort Hip and Cohort Knee Study

M. van der Esch, J.F. Holla, M. van der Leeden, D.L. Knol, W.F. Lems, L.D. Roorda, J. Dekker

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Objective To determine whether a decrease in muscle strength over 3 years is associated with an increase in activity limitations in persons with early symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA), and to examine whether the longitudinal association between muscle strength and activity limitations is moderated by knee joint proprioception and laxity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1962-1968
JournalArchives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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