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Table 2 Methods and strategies selected for increasing physical activity in leisure time of vigorous intensity

From: Mindful "Vitality in Practice": an intervention to improve the work engagement and energy balance among workers; the development and design of the randomised controlled trial

Key determinants Theoretical method Practical strategy Tools and Materials
Perceived behavioural control Self regulation
Goal setting
Reinforcement
In-company mindfulness training
Facilitate formulation of goals and reflection
Provide positive feedback
Exercises aimed at enlarging sense of control over behaviour and beliefs of efficacy.
E-coaching: Employees formulate goals and reflect in logbook. Coach reads and stimulates reflection
In-company mindfulness training: trainer provides positive feedback.
E-coaching: coach provides positive feedback
Perceived barriers Self regulation
Goal setting
In-company mindfulness training
Facilitate formulation of goals and reflection
Exercises aimed at reperceiving barriers and enacting on intentions.
E-coaching: Employees formulate goals and reflect in logbook. Coach reads and stimulates reflection
Social support Mobilising social support Form pairs or groups In-company mindfulness training in groups and oral instruction to form pairs to do discuss homework exercises
Intention Self regulation In-company mindfulness training Exercises aimed at enacting on intentions