Promoting Physical Activity for Chronic Pain Management among Older Adults in Detroit: Comparing Technology-Based Strategies

Summary

This mixed-methods pilot-trial assessed barriers and facilitators to using wearable activity monitors among older adults with chronic pain living in Detroit, and tested the feasibility and validity of various technology-based strategies for reporting daily step count data for a six-week period. Changes in self-reported functional outcomes compared to a control group was assessed.

Status: Completed
Funding: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, and University of Michigan Geriatrics Center
Faculty Engagement: John D. Piette, Ph.D.
Category: Research