Exercise and Physical Functioning in Osteoarthritis
Medical, Neuromuscular and Behavioral Perspectives
|Series title:||SpringerBriefs in Specialty Topics in Behavioral Medicine Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $49.95|
| Book Description: |
Osteoarthritis (OA) is among the top 10 of most disabling diseases in the Western world. It is the major cause of pain and disability among the elderly. This book provides a contextual review of recent research on neuromuscular factors and behavioral risk factors for functional decline in OA, with a special emphasis on explanatory mechanisms. In addition, the book discusses innovative approaches to exercise and physical activity in OA, derived from research on behavioral and...