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The association between objectively measured physical activity and knee structural change using MRI.
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PMID:  22896739     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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OBJECTIVES: This study describes the longitudinal association between objectively assessed physical activity (PA) and knee structural change measured using MRI. METHODS: 405 community-dwelling adults aged 51-81 years were measured at baseline and approximately 2.7 years later. MRI of the right knee at baseline and follow-up was performed to evaluate bone marrow lesions (BMLs), meniscal pathology, cartilage defects, and cartilage volume. PA was assessed at baseline by pedometer (steps/day). RESULTS: Doing ≥10 000 steps/day was associated with BML increases (RR 1.97, 95% CI 1.19 to 3.27, p=0.009). Participants doing ≥10 000 steps/day had a 1.52 times (95% CI 1.05 to 2.20, p=0.027) greater risk of increasing meniscal pathology score, which increased to 2.49 (95% CI 1.05 to 3.93, p=0.002) in those with adverse meniscal pathology at baseline. Doing ≥10 000 steps/day was associated with a greater risk of increasing cartilage defect score in those with prevalent BMLs at baseline (RR 1.36, 95% CI 1.03 to 1.69, p=0.013). Steps/day was protective against volume loss in those with more baseline cartilage volume but led to increased cartilage loss in those with less baseline cartilage volume. (p=0.046 for interaction). CONCLUSIONS: PA was deleteriously associated with knee structural change, especially in those with pre-existing knee structural abnormalities. This suggests individuals with knee abnormalities should avoid doing ≥10 000 steps/day. Alternatives to weight-bearing activity may be needed in order to maintain PA levels required for other aspects of health.
Authors:
Dawn A Doré; Tania Maree Winzenberg; Changhai Ding; Petr Otahal; Jean-Pierre Pelletier; Johanne Martel-Pelletier; Flavia M Cicuttini; Graeme Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the rheumatic diseases     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-2060     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Rheum. Dis.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372355     Medline TA:  Ann Rheum Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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1Menzies Research Institute Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
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