Research Study

Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of an Activity Tracker-driven Intervention for Promoting Physical Activity in People Living With Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Principal Investigator 
Linda Li

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
ClinicalTrials.gov# 
NCT02313506
Status 
Closed to Recruitment
Study Start/End 
Jan 29, 2015 to Dec 31, 2017
Locations 
Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Mary Pack Arthritis Centre
Name/Title 
Cam Clayton, Research Coordinator
Phone 
604-207-4040
Purpose of Study 

Physical activity is an essential first-line treatment for patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). However, a 2013 systematic review found only 13% met the activity recommendation of 150 minutes or more per week. The primary goal of this pilot randomized controlled trail is to assess the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a multi-component intervention/model of care involving a group education session, use of the Fitbit Flex (a wireless physical activity tracking device), and weekly telephone counselling by a physiotherapist (PT) to improve physical activity and reduce sedentary time in patients with knee OA.

Eligibility 

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Disclaimer 

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