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Not too little, not too much

By 13th August 2013February 1st, 2019No Comments

The title of  the (relatively)  famous 1960s pop song, “Not too little, not too much” seems perfectly  to summarize the results of a recent study of the association  between physical activity and cartilage degeneration.

Frequent participation in high-impact activities such as running appears associated with more degnerated cartilage and potentially a higher risk for the development of osteoarthritis. Lower impact sports are likely to be more beneficial for individuals at risk for osteoarthritis but too little activity may also accelerate degeneration. 

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