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Table 3 Framework of the physical activity programme

From: Development and evaluation of a structured programme for promoting physical activity among seniors with intellectual disabilities: a study protocol for a cluster randomized trial

  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
  Endurance Endurance Endurance
Initiation (6 wks) 10 min HRR* 20-30% 15 min HRR 20-30% 10 min HRR 20-30%
Action/Extension (14 wks) 15-20 min HRR 40-60% 20-30 min HRR 40-60% 15-20 min HRR 40-60%
Maintenance (12 wks) 15-20 min HRR 40-60% 20-30 min HRR 40-60% 15-20 min HRR 40-60%
  Strength Balance Strength Balance
Initiation (6 wks) 10 min 5 min 10 min 5 min
Action/Extension (14 wks) 15 min 10 min 15 min 10 min
Maintenance (12 wks) 15 min 10 min 15 min 10 min
  Flexibility Flexibility Flexibility
All phases 5 min 5 min 5 min
  1. * Heart rate reserve (HRR) the difference between a person’s measured or predicted maximum heart rate and resting heart rate.