Daniel Kenta White, PT, ScD, MSc
Promoting Physical Activity in Arthritis

Research Goal: To promote physical activity in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA), those with total knee replacement (TKR), and older adults.

To learn more about Dr. White’s current research studies and projects, please contact:

Daniel White
(302) 831-7607

Curriculum Vitae

  • Measures of Pain, Function, and Physical Activity in Knee Osteoarthritis: An Observational Study (KICK-OA) 

We are currently recruiting for this study.   The purpose of this study is to examine changes in pain, function, and physical activity after a corticosteroid knee injection for adults with knee osteoarthritis. Please contact jhaight@udel.edu for more information. This study is funded by the Moseley Foundation.

  • Physical therapy Exercise and physical Activity for Knee osteoarthritis (PEAK)
  • The objective of this study is to examine the efficacy of an innovative Telehealth Physical Therapy (PT) program for adults with knee osteoarthritis (OA) to increase physical activity over 3 months in adults with knee OA compared to a control group receiving web-based resources about knee OA. Please contact  jhaight@udel.edu for more information. This study is funded by the Rheumatology Research Foundation.

  • We are currently evaluating the use of the FITBIT to increase physical activity after TKR.
  • We are studying how much physical activity people should do to receive health benefits.
  • We are also evaluating the role of motivation with physical activity in knee OA and TKR.

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