Exercise and Physical Functioning in Osteoarthritis

Medical, Neuromuscular and Behavioral Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-7214-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-7215-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction

  3. Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-25

      Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Clinical Aspects of Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

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      Pages 27-35

      Therapeutic Options in Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee

  4. Functional Decline

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-48

      Risk Factors for Functional Decline in Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip

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      Pages 49-67

      Neuromuscular Mechanisms Explaining Functional Decline

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      Pages 69-85

      Behavioral Mechanisms Explaining Functional Decline

  5. Exercise Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-94

      Regular Exercises in Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

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      Pages 95-107

      Exercise Therapy Targeting Neuromuscular Mechanisms

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      Pages 109-118

      Exercise Aiming at Behavioral Mechanisms

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      Pages 119-126

      Comorbidity, Obesity, and Exercise Therapy in Patients with Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

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      Pages 127-132

      Summary and Future Directions