Ottawa panel guidelines for knee OA, part 3 of 3: land-based aerobic exercise programs
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Why this matters
These guidelines agree with previous ones in recommending aerobic exercise for KOA, citing its benefits for pain reduction, physical function, and QoL.
- The panel found 5 high-quality studies (3 with n100).
- A 4-wk twice-weekly leg exercise program with both aerobic and strengthening components was recommended for improved physical function.
- An 8-wk supervised individual and group exercise program with both aerobic and strengthening components was strongly recommended for pain relief.
- A 10-wk individualized aerobic and strengthening ...