Journal article

Physical activity coaching for adults with mobility limitations: protocol for the ComeBACK pragmatic hybrid effectiveness-implementation type 1 randomised controlled trial

Leanne Hassett, Anne Tiedemann, Rana S Hinman, Maria Crotty, Tammy Hoffmann, Lisa Harvey, Nicholas F Taylor, Colin Greaves, Daniel Treacy, Matthew Jennings, Andrew Milat, Kim L Bennell, Kirsten Howard, Maayken van den Berg, Marina Pinheiro, Siobhan Wong, Catherine Kirkham, Elizabeth Ramsay, Sandra O'Rourke, Catherine Sherrington

BMJ Open | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Mobility limitation is common and often results from neurological and musculoskeletal health conditions, ageing and/or physical inactivity. In consultation with consumers, clinicians and policymakers, we have developed two affordable and scalable intervention packages designed to enhance physical activity for adults with self-reported mobility limitations. Both are based on behaviour change theories and involve tailored advice from physiotherapists. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: This pragmatic hybrid effectiveness-implementation type 1 randomised control trial (n=600) will be undertaken among adults with self-reported mobility limitations. It aims to estimate the effects on physical ac..

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