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“…Keep mobile, I think that’s half the battle.” A qualitative study of prevention of knee pain in symptomless older adults

BMC Public Health201212:753

Received: 27 April 2012

Accepted: 3 September 2012

Published: 7 September 2012

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
27 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wendy Lipworth
4 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Keith KW CHAN
29 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Fizzah Ali
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
7 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-753

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University