Journal article

Body weight at early and middle adulthood, weight gain and persistent overweight from early adulthood are predictors of the risk of total knee and hip replacement for osteoarthritis

Yuanyuan Wang, Anita Wluka, Julie A Simpson, Graham G Giles, Stephen E Graves, Richard N de Steiger, Flavia M Cicuttini

Rheumatology | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2013

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by capacity building grant


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Funding Acknowledgements

The recruitment of the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study was funded by VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria. The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study was funded by a program grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; 209057), capacity building grant (251533), and enabling grant (396414), and was further supported by infrastructure provided by Cancer Council Victoria. Dr Wang is the recipient of an Arthritis Australia Fellowship. Dr Wluka is the recipient of NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (Clinical, level 1, #545876).