Modeling Osteoarthritis and Validating Evoked-Pain (MOVE) in Racially Diverse Older Adults Study


You can play an important role in understanding knee pain.

You may be eligible to participate in a research study at the University of Florida about pain in adults with and without knee arthritis.

Monetary compensation provided.

To be eligible you must:

  • Be 55-90 years of age
  • Identify as African American or non-Hispanic White
  • Be able to come for a single 3.5-hour visit
  • Belong to one of two groups: Currently have knee osteoarthritis pain OR you do not have knee osteoarthritis pain and are free from other serious health issues

For eligibility screening, call the MOVE Study at 352-273-6351. Please leave a message if no answer.


18 to 65
65 and over



Monetary compensation


Can be done from home



Osteoarthritis, knee pain, older adults

Principal Investigator

Staja Booker, PhD, RN

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