The relationship between pain and physical activity in older adults

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Description

Chronic pain is a significant societal problem and pain complaints are one of the main causes of work absenteeism and emergency room visits. Physical activity has been associated with reduced risk of suffering from musculoskeletal pain complaints, but the exact relationship in an older adult sample is not known.

Key findings

Physical activity protects against pain in older adults.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date19/03/20 → …