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Table 1 Summary of measures used in the Stand Up Victoria office workplace intervention

From: Reducing office workers’ sitting time: rationale and study design for the Stand Up Victoria cluster randomized trial

Behavioural Objectively measured physical activity and sitting time
Objective & self-report activPAL3
Workplace sitting time (primary outcome)
Prolonged (>= 30 mins) workplace sitting time
Workplace standing time
Workplace moving time (stepping time, no. steps)
Number of sit-stand transitions at workplace
Non-workplace sitting, standing, moving time
Actigraph GT3X+
Average daily MVPA
Average daily light physical activity
Self-report measures
% sitting, standing, walking and physically demanding tasks at work
Recent work attendance (days/week; hours/week)
Non-workplace sitting time; TV/video viewing time
Diet (fat intake; fibre intake)
Smoking status
Anthropometric Objectively measured Height (baseline only)
BMI (kg/m2)
Waist circumference
Hip circumference
Waist-Hip ratio
Body composition (% and kg fat and fat-free mass)
Cardio-metabolic Objectively measured Fasting blood glucose
Fasting insulin
Cholesterol (total, HDL, LDL)
Blood pressure
Socio-demographic Self-report All baseline only
Marital status
Health status Self-report History of diabetes & hyperlipidaemia (baseline only)
  Musculoskeletal health
  Eye strain
  Stress-related symptoms (fatigue, headaches, digestive problems, sleep quality)
Work Self-report, internal DHS measure, and employee records Employment status (baseline only) including length of tenure; job classification; full-time equivalent (FTE) level
Secondary employment status (including FTE)
Work performance
Psychosocial-EnvironmentalSelf-report and objectively measured Perceptions of the work environment
Desk/workstation utilisation
Frequency and duration of working with colleagues as well as perceived adequacy of space(s) for such interactions.
Quality of life
Acceptability of workstations (intervention group only)
Preference for sitting and standing in the workplace
Barrier self efficacy
Perceived behavioural control
Perceived organisational social norms
Use of self-regulation strategies
Use of intervention-specific strategies
Descriptive office audit
Cost-effectivenessSelf-report Health-related quality of life
Health care utilisation
Cost to deliver intervention
Adverse events (intervention group only; 3 and 12 months only)
  1. All measurements completed at baseline, 3- and 12-months except where noted.