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Table 1 Outcome measures

From: Study protocol for “Moving Bright, Eating Smart”– A phase 2 clinical trial on the acceptability and feasibility of a diet and physical activity intervention to prevent recurrence in colorectal cancer survivors

  Measures When
Primary outcome   
PA target – general health Accelerometer 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
PA target – cancer outcome Accelerometer 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Dietary target – red/processed meat FFQ [30] 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Dietary target – refined grain FFQ [30] 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Secondary outcome   
Magnitude of PA change Accelerometer 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
  GPAQ [31]  
Magnitude of dietary change FFQ [30] 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Compliance Intervention record; pedometer, food diary 6 M, 12 M
Measurement of theoretical constructs Questionnaire 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Facilitators and barriers of intervention Questionnaire 6 M, 12 M
  Focus-group discussion Towards end of intervention (last group meeting)
BMI, WHR Calibrated scales, stadiometer; tape measure 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Body and visceral fat Bioelectrical impedance 0 M, 12 M, 24 M
Physical fitness Six-minute ergometry 0 M, 12 M, 24 M
Quality of life SF12 [32, 33], FACT [34] 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Mood HADS [35, 36], PSS [37] 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Dietary deficiency – caloric and protein intake FFQ [30] 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
Dietary associated anaemia CBC by blood test 0 M, 6 M, 12 M, 18 M, 24 M
PA- associated injury Direct questioning during phone call Fortnightly during intervention, 6 M, 12 M
  1. Abbreviations: M-months post-randomization, PA-physical activity, BMI-body mass index, WHR-waist-hip ratio, FFQ-food frequency questionnaire, GPAQ-global physical activity questionnaire, SF12-Short Form 12 item, FACT-Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy, HADS-Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, PSS-Perceived Stress Scale, CBC-complete blood count.