Skip to main content

Table 2 All possible combinations of the five training categories in Table  1 and the time (minutes) allotted to each category for each combination

From: A conceptual model for worksite intelligent physical exercise training - IPET - intervention for decreasing life style health risk indicators among employees: a randomized controlled trial

Number of exercise categories Combination of exercise categories (*) Cardio (Ca) Extra cardio Neck/Shoulder (NS) Large Muscles (LM) Core Stability (CS) Balance (Ba) Combi- nations used
0   20 5   25    
1 Ca 20 5   25    21
  NS 20   20 10    1
  LM 20 5   25    
  CS 20 5   5 20   
  Ba 20 5   20   5  
2 Ca + NS 20 5 20 5    17
  Ca + LM 20 5   25    
  Ca + CS 20 5   5 20   2
  Ca + Ba 20 5   20   5  
  NS + LM 20   20 10    3
  NS + CS 20   20   10   12
  NS + Ba 20   20 5   5 1
  LM + CS 20    15 15   
  LM + Ba 20 5   20   5  
  CS + Ba 20    10 15 5  
3 Ca + NS + LM 20   20 10    17
  Ca + NS + CS 20   20   10   33
  Ca + NS + Ba 20 5 20    5 6
  Ca + LM + CS 20 5   15 10   16
  Ca + LM + Ba 20 5   20   5 3
  Ca + CS + Ba 20 5    20 5 1
  NS + LM + CS 20   15 5 10   16
  NS + LM + Ba 20   15 10   5  
  NS + CS + Ba 20   15   10 5 7
  LM + CS + Ba 20    15 10 5  
4 Ca + NS + LM + CS 20   15 10 5   18
  Ca + NS + LM + Ba 20   15 10   5 1
  Ca + NS + CS + Ba 20 5 15   5 5 15
  Ca + LM + CS + Ba 20 5   10 10 5 1
  NS + LM + CS + Ba 20   15 5 5 5  
5 Ca + NS + LM + CS + Ba 20   10 10 5 5 3
  1. (*) Ca: Cardio training, NS: Neck/shoulder strength training, LM: Large muscle groups strength training, CS: Core stability functional training, and Ba: Balance functional training.
  2. Last column shows the number of participants who were allocated to the combination at baseline.