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Activités physiques: sport et arthrose

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2012, vol. 8, no. 332, p. 564,566-8,570
Abstract Osteoarthritis (OA) is currently a major health problem, both with an important individual and socio-economical impact. The diagnostic of osteoarthritis is both clinical and radiological, without a strong correlation between symptoms and radiographic findings. Participation in sports increases the risk of joint overuse or injuries potentially leading to posttraumatic osteoarthritis. Conversely, sport is a recognized therapeutic and probably also a preventive tool against osteoarthritis, with a positive influence on weight, muscle strength and possibly synovial inflammation. In general, sport should be encouraged individually with an appropriate program and a correct intensity.
Keywords Athletic Injuries/complications/prevention & controlBody WeightCartilage, Articular/injuriesExerciseHumansMuscle StrengthOsteoarthritis/diagnosis/etiology/prevention & control/therapyPrognosisRisk FactorsSportsSynovitis/prevention & control
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Research group Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
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ZILTENER, Jean-Luc, LEAL, Sandra, BORLOZ, Stéphane. Activités physiques: sport et arthrose. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2012, vol. 8, n° 332, p. 564,566-8,570. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:28755

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