World Coach consortium

What is the World COACH consortium?

The Worldwide Collaboration on OsteoArthritis prediCtion for the Hip (World COACH) consortium combines all global prospective cohort studies on hip osteoarthritis. The aim of the  consortium is to advance the principles of hip osteoarthritis, in order to ultimately discover how we can better individualize prevention and treatment. We are committed to sharing and meeting challenges with collaborating  institutions.  


To optimize and progress our understanding of determinants and risk factors for the development and progression of hip osteoarthritis.


To automate methods for radiographic imaging analysis of the hip and transform the current "one size fits all" management of hip osteoarthritis by using predictive models.