Identifying Beliefs about Sedentary Behavior and Sedentary Reduction Program Preferences in Older Adults
with Knee Pain or Knee Replacement
The purpose of this study is to examine the beliefs about sedentary behavior and preferences for physical activity or sedentary reduction programs using technology among older adults with knee pain or knee replacement.
The purpose of this research study being conducted at the University of South Carolina is to learn more about physical activity levels in patients during the first year after knee replacement. Specifically, this study is looking at how the use of Fitbits (wrist worn activity monitor) and social support influence physical activity levels after surgery. If you would like to learn more about this research study, please visit our website.
Our previous research has demonstrated that our online behavioral weight control program consistently produces modest but clinically significant weight losses. The current study examines whether the addition of financial incentives to the standard online weight control program will substantially increase the weight losses achieved in comparison to the standard online program alone.