Reducing Sedentary Time using an Innovative mHealth Intervention among Total Knee
Replacement Patients (PI: Christine Pellegrini, Ph.D.; Co-I's: Sara Wilcox, Ph.D.,
Julia Lee, Ph.D.)
The purpose of this study is to examine the innovative approach of decreasing sedentary time prior to targeting physical activity
in adults after TKR and determine if a remotely-delivered, mHealth sedentary reduction
intervention can decrease sedentary time.
Funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) (4/1/2020- 1/23/2023)
Influence of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Stress and Dietary and Physical Activity Behaviors:
A Qualitative Investigation (PI: Pellegrini)
The purpose of this study is to explore current changes in stress and diet and activity
behaviors from a social ecological perspective by interviewing 30 participants with
overweight/obesity during the COVID-10 pandemic.
Funded by the Univeristy of South Carolina Office of Research and Health Sciences
Phone Coaching as a Rescue Strategy for Early Non-Responders Enrolled in an Internet-Delivered
Weight Loss Program (PI: Jessica Unick, PhD [The Miriam Hospital]; Co-I: Christine
The aim of this study is to compare weight outcomes among early non-responders randomized
to Brief phone coaching, Extended phone coaching, and Control over the course of an
internet-delivered weight loss intervention in overweight and obese adults.
Funded by NIH/NIDDK – R01 DK117843 (9/18/2018 - 6/30/2023)
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