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Absolute reduction in lower limb lean body mass in Japanese women with knee osteoarthritis

Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Neil A. Segal and Yoshitaka Toda
Used Parameters : FFM

Publication Year : 2005

Country : USA

Journal : Journal of Clinical Rheumatology

Background: Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a significant contributor to disability, and obesity is one of the most modifiable risk factors. The association between knee OA and obesity has been reported to relate to quadriceps strength. To begin to examine this hypothesis, independent measures of quadriceps lean mass are needed. Objective: The objective of this study was to characterize the absolute lower limb lean body mass in women with knee OA. Methods: Japanese women, aged 45 and over, who presented to a community orthopedics …
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