Improved quadricep strength linked to better function in women with OA

Improved quadricep strength linked to better function in women with OA

Modest improvements in quadricep strength are associated with better performance in chair-stand tests among women — but not men — who are at risk for knee osteoarthritis or already have the disease, according to recent findings in Arthritis Care & Research.

Modest improvements in quadricep strength are associated with better performance in chair-stand tests among women — but not men — who are at risk for knee osteoarthritis or already have the disease, according to recent findings in Arthritis Care & Research.

Source: Healio

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