Improving Adherence to Exercise: Do People With Knee Osteoarthritis and Physical Therapists Agree on the Behavioral Approaches Likely to Succeed?
Philippa JA Nicolson, Rana S Hinman, Simon D French, Chris Lonsdale, Kim L Bennell
ARTHRITIS CARE & RESEARCH | WILEY | Published : 2018
OBJECTIVE: To describe which behavior change techniques (BCTs) to promote adherence to exercise have been experienced by people with knee osteoarthritis (OA) or used by physical therapists, and to describe patient- and physical therapist-perceived effectiveness of a range of BCTs derived from behavioral theory. METHODS: Two versions of a custom-designed survey were administered in Australia and New Zealand, one completed by adults with symptomatic knee OA and the second by physical therapists who had treated people with knee OA in the past 6 months. Survey questions ascertained the frequency of receiving/prescribing exercise for knee OA, BCTs received/used targeting adherence to exercise, an..View full abstract
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Supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (program grant #631717 and Centre of Research Excellence #1079078). Ms Nicolson's work was supported by a PhD stipend from the Medibank Better Health Fund. Dr. Bennell's work was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Fellowship (1058440). Dr. Hinman's work was supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT130100175). Dr. French's work was supported by a Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation Professorship.