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Effects of body weight and fat mass on back pain – direct mechanical or indirect through inflammatory and metabolic parameters?

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Background While reports indicate the association between obesity and back pain, its mechanism is still unclear. Thus, we aimed to investigate the effects of weight and its components on back pain in middle-aged women while considering direct mechanical and indirect effects via inflammatory and metabolic parameters. Methods We used data from the Chingford 1000 Women Study, two follow-ups seven years apart. We assessed effects of weight, body mass index (BMI), total fat mass (TFM), total lean...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism Journal website
Volume:
52
Article number:
151935
Publication date:
2021-12-30
Acceptance date:
2021-12-28
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ISSN:
0049-0172
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1226899
Local pid:
pubs:1226899
Deposit date:
2021-12-31

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