Risk Factors for Functional Decline in Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip

  • Marike van der Leeden
  • Cindy Veenhof
  • Leo D. Roorda
  • Joost DekkerEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Specialty Topics in Behavioral Medicine book series (BRIEFSSPETOBEME)


This chapter provides an overview of existing knowledge from recent scientific literature on risk factors predicting the course of activity limitations in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip.


Activity Limitation Joint Pain Personal Factor Social Participation Functional Decline 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marike van der Leeden
    • 1
  • Cindy Veenhof
    • 2
  • Leo D. Roorda
    • 1
  • Joost Dekker
    • 3
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Amsterdam Rehabilitation Research Center ∣ ReadeAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL)UtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Rehabilitation MedicineVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Department of PsychiatryVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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