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PainSci » bibliography » Arendt 2007
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Tags: patellar pain, knee, etiology, arthritis, aging, pain problems, leg, limbs, overuse injury, injury, running, exercise, self-treatment, treatment, pro

Two articles on PainSci cite Arendt 2007: 1. The Complete Guide to Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome2. Do Women Get More Knee Pain?

PainSci notes on Arendt 2007:

A really clear, intelligent survey of the available evidence regarding gender differences in patellar pain ... with a sassy title.

original abstract Abstracts here may not perfectly match originals, for a variety of technical and practical reasons. Some abstacts are truncated for my purposes here, if they are particularly long-winded and unhelpful. I occasionally add clarifying notes. And I make some minor corrections.

Patellofemoral (PF) injury and disease are commonly thought to be more prevalent in females. Literature to support this conclusion, however, is inadequate. This article investigates possible sex differences in three categories of PF disorders: PF pain, PF instability, and isolated PF arthritis.

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