The purpose of this research study is to examine the effects of two technology interventions on health outcomes after knee replacement. Participants will be asked to attend 3 study visits and will be randomly assigned to one of two technology programs designed specifically for adults after knee replacement.
Healthy Living is a research program designed specifically for people after total knee replacement surgery to help manage their health and lifestyle behaviors. The program includes 12 months of telephone-support with a health coach who will help you set goals and build confidence for managing your health and behaviors after knee replacement surgery. All participants of the program will receive materials to help you build healthy behaviors into your day as well as learn the strategies necessary to help deal with issues commonly experienced by those with arthritis and other chronic conditions. if you qualify for the research study, the program is offered at no cost to you.
Participant Recruitment Completed
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.