ALSWH Plain Language Summary: Activity during late mid-age helps to delay joint symptoms in women

Publisher: Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, 2016

Status – CURRENT

Osteoarthritis affects an estimated 1.8 million Australians. No cure is available and developing preventive programs is therefore important.  Women who are active in their mid to late fifties receive optimal benefit from the protective effect of physical activity. This may have important implications for designing effective prevention strategies.

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