Table 6.35Weight loss

Weight loss outcomeReferenceInterventionAssessment timeOutcome/effect size
Knee osteoarthritis
Weight loss (%)1 RCT (Rejeski et al. 2002), N=316Weight loss (diet vs exercise vs diet + exercise) vs control, minimal weight loss (healthy lifestyle)18 months (end of treatment)Diet (5.7%), diet + exercise (4.4%), exercise (2.6%), control – healthy lifestyle (1.3%)

From: 6, Non-pharmacological management of osteoarthritis

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