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Arnold School of Public Health

Fitbit and Social Support Study in Knee Replacement Patients

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 monitors) and social support influence physical activity levels after surgery.  If you would like to learn more about this research study, please visit our website.   If you have any questions, please email or call Dr. Christine Pellegrini at or (803) 777-0911.

Research Team

PI:  Christine Pellegrini, PhD
University of South Carolina, Exercise Science

Project Coordinator:  Sara Rothberger, PhD
University of South Carolina, Exercise Science

IRB#:  PRO00071487

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