Impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The number of people participating in sports continues to increase. The relationship between sports participation, joint injury, and subsequent osteoarthritis is complex. A history of joint injury and participation in high joint loading sports increases the risk of subsequent osteoarthritis changes in affected joints. The impact of osteoarthritis on sports careers depends on multiple factors including the joint involved, the location within that joint, and the physical demands of the chosen sport.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wolf, BR; Amendola, A

Published Date

  • January 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 187 - 198

PubMed ID

  • 15636786

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0278-5919

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.csm.2004.08.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States