Running is a popular form of physical activity for improving overall health, but it is associated with some risk of injury. One potential risk commonly associated with running is osteoarthritis. An extensive review of the literature points to the conclusion that in the absence of previous joint damage, running does not appear to lead to the development of osteoarthritis.
- Degenerative joint disease
- Physical activity
- Predictive factors
- Weight-bearing joints
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
- Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation