Internet Resources
Centres for Disease Control and Prevention "Physical Activity and Health" [www]

Journals & Textbooks

Batterham, S. I., Heywood, S., & Keating, J. L. (2011). Systematic review and meta-analysis comparing land and aquatic exercise for people with hip or knee arthritis on function, mobility and other health outcomes. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 12(1), 123. doi:10.1186/1471-2474-12-123 [full text]

Cooney, J. K., Law, R.-J., Matschke, V., Lemmey, A. B., Moore, J. P., Ahmad, Y., Jones, J. G., et al. (2011). Benefits of exercise in rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Aging Research, 2011, 681640. doi:10.4061/2011/681640 [full text]

Ehrlich-jones, L., Mallinson, T., Otr, L., Fischer, H., Otr, L., Bateman, J., Otr, L., et al. (2011). Increasing Physical Activity in Patients with Arthritis: A Tailored Health Promotion Program. Chronic Illness, 6(4), 272–281. doi:10.1177/1742395309351243.[full text]

Ehrman, J., Gordon, P., Visich, P.S., Keteyianby, S. (2009) Clinical Exercise Physiology (2nd Ed). Champaign IL: Human Kinetics [google books] pp461-484

Hurkmans, E. J., Van den Berg, M. H., Ronday, K. H., Peeters, A. J., Le Cessie, S., & Vlieland, T. P. M. V. (2010). Maintenance of physical activity after Internet-based physical activity interventions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology, 49(1), 167–72. doi:10.1093/rheumatology/kep285 [full text]

Pisters, M. F., Veenhof, C., Van Meeteren, N. L. U., Ostelo, R. W., De Bakker, D. H., Schellevis, F. G., & Dekker, J. (2007). Long-term effectiveness of exercise therapy in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: a systematic review.
Arthritis and rheumatism, 57(7), 1245–53. doi:10.1002/art.23009 [full text]

Roddy, E., Zhang, W., & Doherty, M. (2005). Aerobic walking or strengthening exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee? A systematic review. Annals of the rheumatic diseases, 64(4), 544–8. doi:10.1136/ard.2004.028746 [full text]


Stenström, C. H., & Minor, M. a. (2003). Evidence for the benefit of aerobic and strengthening exercise in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 49(3), 428–34. doi:10.1002/art.11051 [full text]

Tierney, M., Fraser, A., & Kennedy, N. (2012). Physical activity in rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 9(7), 1036–48. Retrieved from [abstract]