IPD Meta-analysis - STEER (OA)

Chief Investigator:

Prof Nadine Foster

Principal Investigator:

Dr Melanie Holden

Funder name / reference number: Physiotherapy Research Foundation
Year 2016-2019

Study design

Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis

Primary objective

To identify subgroups of patients with knee and hip osteoarthritis that respond to exercise, and to different characteristics of exercise (including the type, intensity, duration, setting and deliverer of exercise), thus enabling optimal targeting of future physiotherapy-led exercise interventions.  


Any exercise intervention (land or water based), regardless of content, duration, frequency, or intensity for adults with knee and hip osteoarthritis.