Participate in Research
Research study participants play a crucial role in arthritis research, and much of the research completed at Arthritis Research Canada is made possible by the generous contribution of time by people like you. There are many opportunities for you to become involved; however, some patients are hesitant because they believe that all research studies are invasive. The truth is that some studies can be as simple as taking a survey, testing an interactive website or having a knee exam. And remember, your privacy and confidentiality are always protected.
Opportunities for you to get involved:
Call for research participants: Exploring the health benefits of everyday activities for people with inflammatory arthritis
We are recruiting individuals with and without inflammatory arthritis for a study that will explore the health benefits of everyday activities. While the main goal of this study is to explore the relationship between everyday activities and health outcomes of those...read more
If you are an RA patient or are involved in RA care (healthcare professionals, clinic managers, and healthcare planners), your input is needed. We are looking for volunteers who may be willing to participate in a 30-minute interview or a 1.5 – 2 hour in-person focus group.read more
We are inviting you to participate in the SuPRA program, which uses Fitbit Flex (wireless physical activity tracker) paired with FitViz (new web application), and physical activity counselling to help people with knee osteoarthritis or knee pain become physically active in a safe way.read more
We are inviting you to participate in the OPAM-IA program, which uses Fitbit Flex (wireless physical activity tracker) paired with FitViz (new web application), and physical activity counselling to help people with RA and SLE become physically active in a safe way.read more