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Table 1 Events and time table

From: Effect of running therapy on depression (EFFORT-D). Design of a randomised controlled trial in adult patients [ISRCTN 1894]

      Intervention period Follow-up period
Procedure Source Person No. of items Duration (min.) T0 T3 T6 T12
   Written informed consent letter patient    X    
   Demographics1 patient file research assistant    X    
Depression         
   Depression history2 patient file research assistant 2   X    
   HRSD3 interview blind rater 17 20 X X X X
   IDS-SR4 questionnaire patient 30 10 X X X X
   Bearableness (VAS) questionnaire patient 1   X X X X
Metabolic syndrome         
   Length physical test research assistant   1 X    
   Weight physical test research assistant   1 X X X X
   Waist circumference physical test research assistant   1 X X X X
   Blood pressure physical test research assistant   1 X X X X
   Smoking/alchohol intake questionnaire patient   1 X X X X
   Laboratory assesment6 physical test laboratory   2 X X X X
Quality of Life         
   WHO-DAS7 questionnaire patient 36   X X X X
Pain         
   GCPS8 questionnaire patient 7   X X X X
   Bearableness (VAS) questionnaire patient 1   X X X X
Anxiety         
   BAI9 questionnaire patient 21   X X X X
Cost effectiveness         
   TIC-P10 quest./pnt file pnt/research assistant   26 X   X X
   Euroqol questionnaire patient   5 X   X X
   Subjective health (VAS) questionnaire patient   1 X   X X
Fitness         
   Submaximal cycle test physical test research assistant   10 X X X X
   Grip strength physical test research assistant   2 X X X X
   Exercise intensity (HR)11 physical test exercise instructor    during training sessions
Personality         
   NEO PI-R12 questionnaire patient 60   X    
Physical activity         
   SQUASH13 questionnaire patient 12   X X X X
Additional Measures         
   LEQ14 questionnaire patient 12   X X X X
   Compliance registration exercise instructor    during training sessions
   POMS15 questionnaire patient 32   during training sessions
   Evaluation Intervention16 questionnaire patient      X  
  1. 1: Date of birth, sex, education, ethnicity, income, professional status, living situation, marital status
  2. 2: Number and duration of former episodes, duration current episode
  3. 3: Hamilton Rating Scale of Depression (or HAMD)
  4. 4: Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology - Self Report
  5. 6: fasting glucose, triglycerides, total cholesterol, HDL- cholesterol, cholesterol/HDL-ratio, creatinine, MDRD
  6. 7: World Health Organisation- Disability Assessment Schedule
  7. 8: Graded Chronic Pain Scale
  8. 9: Beck Anxiety Inventory
  9. 10: Trimbos/iMTA questionnaire for Costs associated with Psychiatric Illness
  10. 11: Polar RS 800 CX Run
  11. 12: Revised NEO Personality Inventory
  12. 13: Short QUestionnaire to ASses Health enhancing physical activity
  13. 14: Life Events Questionnaire
  14. 15: Profile of Mood State
  15. 16: Only for patients who participated in the intervention
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