Arthritis Care & Research

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Edited By: Marian T. Hannan, DSc, MPH

Impact Factor: 4.713

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 5/32 (Rheumatology)

Online ISSN: 2151-4658

Associated Title(s): Arthritis & Rheumatology

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Special Themed Issue: Mobility and the Rheumatic Diseases

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Articles in this themed issue cover important aspects of mobility issues in the rheumatic diseases, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis, juvenile fibromyalgia, and myositis. The manuscripts include original articles across a multitude of well-characterized study designs documenting the influence of statin use on physical function, the functional impairments across grades of hallux valgus, predictors of avoidance of activities, physical activity after total knee replacement, psychological profiles of inactive versus active persons, knee pain from stair use, walking speed, the onset of physical disability related to musculoskeletal disorders, the collection of data using a computerized animated activity questionnaire, gait kinematics, and evidence of altered biomechanics.

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