One Hour of Brisk Walking May Help People with Osteoarthritis
A new study finds that one hour of brisk walking weekly reduces the risk of mobility-related disability by 85% in senior people with osteoarthritis.
A team of researchers from the Northwestern University of Feinberg School Medicine in Chicago, US, analyzed data from over 1,500 adults whose medical information had been collected as a part of the US national Osteoarthritis Initiative.
The lead of the study professor Dorothy Dunlop explains: "We hope this new public health finding will motivate an intermediate physical activity goal. One hour a week is a stepping stone for people who are currently inactive. People can start to work toward that.”
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