All publications of “Natália Cristina de Oliveira Vargas e Silva”

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Study of the relation between body weight and functional limitations and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Fábio Marcon Alfieri, Natália Cristina de Oliveira Vargas e Silva, Linamara Rizzo Battistella

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO4082

ABSTRACT Objective To assess the influence of the body weight in functional capacity and pain of adult and elderly individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Methods The sample consisted of 107 adult and elderly patients with knee osteoarthritis divided into two groups (adequate weight/adiposity and excessive weight/adiposity) according to body mass index and percent of body fat mass, assessed by electric bioimpedance. Subjects were evaluated for functional mobility (Timed Up and Go Test), pain, stiffness and function (Western Ontario and MacMaster Universities […]