Journal article

Domain-Specific Physical Activity, Pain Interference, and Muscle Pain after Activity

Christopher TV Swain, Julie K Bassett, Allison M Hodge, Fiona J Bruinsma, Shahid Mahmood, Harindra Jayasekara, Robert J Macinnis, Graham G Giles, Roger L Milne, Dallas R English, Brigid M Lynch

Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020


PURPOSE: Using the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study, we examined the associations of occupation, household, transport, and leisure physical activity with pain interference with normal work and muscle pain after activity. METHODS: This cross-sectional analysis included 7655 working and 11,766 nonworking participants. Physical activity was assessed using the long-form International Physical Activity Questionnaire. Pain interference was assessed with the Short-Form 12-Item Health Survey version 2.0, and muscle pain after activity was assessed using the 12-item Somatic and Psychological Health Report. Ordered logistic regression was used to estimate odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence interv..

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Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

Awarded by Victorian Cancer Agency

Funding Acknowledgements

Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study cohort recruitment was funded by VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria. The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study was further augmented by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council grants 209057, 396414, and 1074383 and by infrastructure provided by Cancer Council Victoria. B. M. L. is supported by a fellowship from the Victorian Cancer Agency (MCRF18005). The funding bodies had no role in the design of the study, data collection, analysis, or interpretation; or writing of the manuscript.