25 Dec '16, 8am

Runners have much healthier knees than scientists thought:

Runners have much healthier knees than scientists thought:

It’s easy to understand why so many people believe that running is bad news for the knees over time. Yes, your knees face substantial impact with each stride. Sure, runners are occasionally sidelined by knee injuries. And everyone knows someone who quit running because of knee pain. But most medical research continues to exonerate running as a cause of knee osteoarthritis. The most recent of these reports, published online last week by Arthritis Care & Research, provides interesting and compelling information. That’s because the research team didn’t set out to study runners. The 2,637 participants came from a large sample called the Osteoarthritis Initiative, funded by the National Institutes of Health and a handful of Big Pharma companies. Eight years after joining the study, subjects (56 percent female, average age: 64) were given a physical-activity questionnaire. This ...

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