Monday, May 27, 2013

Distance Running and Osteoarthritis

Although the existing evidence on whether long-term long-distance running causes osteoarthritis is currently insufficient for researchers to draw unequivocal conclusions, the preponderance of data seems to indicate that moderate levels of running do not increase the risk of osteoarthritis of the knees and hips for healthy people and that this activity might even have a protective effect."

Read more: Medical studies: Long-term long-distance running - The Denver Post

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