Research Platform  |   July 2017
The Association of Waist Circumference With Functional Mobility Among Adults With Obesity and Knee Osteoarthritis
Author Affiliations
  • Boston University
Article Information
Arthritis / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Obesity / Basic Research
Research Platform   |   July 2017
The Association of Waist Circumference With Functional Mobility Among Adults With Obesity and Knee Osteoarthritis
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505065p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP102B
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505065p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-RP102B
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

We examined to what extent high waist circumference was linked with decreased functional mobility over 4 yr in adults with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Measuring waist circumference may better stratify the risk of decreased functional mobility among adults with obesity and knee OA.

Primary Author and Speaker: Simone Gill

Contributing Authors: Gregory E. Hicks, Yuqing Zhang, Jingbo Niu, Caroline M. Apovian, Daniel K. White