A new study has released data saying running may actually help your knees. They conducted the study on 15 male, and 30 female runners. Only 6 were able to be analzyed after testing due to lack of synovial fluid. The results were promising though, even with so few results. Sitting, it seemed, caused the knees to change molecules, even for a short period of time.
- Many people worry that running will damage their knees.
- But a new study finds that the activity may in fact benefit your knees!
- Read on to learn how running changes the biochemical environment inside the knee in ways that could help keep it working smoothly.
Epidemiological studies of long-term runners show that they generally are less likely to develop osteoarthritis in the knees than people of the same age who do not run.
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