Physical exercise may not increase risk of knee osteoarthritis for overweight persons

The Wall Street Journal reports that an article published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health explains that overweight or obese people should not avoid regular physical exercise because of worries that it might lead to knee osteoarthritis.

The Journal notes that a recent study found that while overweight and obese people had a significantly higher risk of knee osteoarthritis than normal-weight individuals, exercise did not increase that risk.

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