OsteoArthritis Action Alliance (OAAA)

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

OsteoArthritis Action Alliance (OAAA) Increasing Physical Activity Participation among Adults with Arthritis-The WellPath Way Objective 1: We will evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of implementing Fit and Strong! as part of a comprehensive worksite wellness program and the factors associated with participation in the program. We hypothesize participants in the Fit and Strong! program will increase their PA, have improved pain, physical function and stiffness after completing the program and incentives, ability to attend the wellness program during working hours, and flexible work schedules will be associated with participation in the Fit and Strong! program. Objective 2: We will evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of implementing an online version of the Chronic Disease Arthritis Self- Management program (Better Health, Better Choices-Arthritis) as part of a comprehensive worksite wellness program and the factors associated with participation in the program. We hypothesize participants in the Better Health, Better Choices - Arthritis program will increase their PA, have improved pain, physical function and stiffness after completing the program and Incentives, ability to attend the wellness program during working hours, and flexible work schedules will be associated with participation in the Better Health, Better Choices- Arthritis program.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date10/1/159/30/17

Funding

  • Arthritis Foundation: $25,000.00

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