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Table 1 Eligibility Criteria

From: Activity pacing for osteoarthritis symptom management: study design and methodology of a randomized trial testing a tailored clinical approach using accelerometers for veterans and non-veterans

Inclusion Criteria
• Age ± 50 years old
• Pain for at least 3 months duration
• Mild to moderate severity on the WOMAC pain scale
• Radiographic evidence of knee or hip OA
• Community-living (i.e, own home, senior residence, apartment)
• Adequate cognitive status (score of > 5 on the 6-Item Screener)[66]
• Ambulatory either with or without an assistive device
• Reliable operation of the Actiwatch-Score accelerometer
• English-speaking
Exclusion Criteria
• Medical conditions that may interfere with pain and fatigue reporting or activity monitoring (multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's disease, peripheral neuropathy)
• Cancer diagnosis in the last year (other than skin cancer) or currently undergoing treatment for cancer
• Medicine changes within last 2 weeks
• Anemia or unmanaged thyroid dysfunction (from blood work result)
• 2 or more days of complete bed rest within last month
• Limb hemiplegia or amputation
• Knee arthroscopic procedure within the last 2 months
• Replacement of any hip or knee within the last 6 months
• Knee joint injection within the last 3 months
• Current receipt of physical or occupational therapy for OA symptoms or knee/hip problems
• Current attendance or attendance in the past 12 months in a cognitive behavioral program or other self-management program that includes activity pacing instruction.