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Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS)
Studying People — In the Context of Continual Change
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Knee Pain
Research
Pain 'catastrophizing' may lead to little exercise, more time sedentary

Chronic pain affects the majority of older adults in the U.S., and getting enough exercise plays a key role in pain management. New research suggests that how people think about their pain can have a significant effect on whether they get enough physical activity — or if they spend more time sedentary.