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Table 5 Description of variables, purpose of measure, what we are to measure, relevant instruments, and when data will be collected

From: Using the Intervention Mapping protocol to develop a family-based intervention for improving lifestyle habits among overweight and obese children: study protocol for a quasi-experimental trial

Ecological level Purpose of measure Variable Measure Instrument When to collect
Child SO, ICa Dietary habits Daily food intake, total energy-intake, meal pattern FFQb At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO Quality of life Health-related quality of life, well-being Kidscreen-10 At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO, IC Motor control Gross motor coordination KTK Jumping Lateralc At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO, IC Physical activity /inactivity Moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity SenseWear Armband At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO, IC Physical activity Self-efficacy Described by Motl et al. [60] At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO, IC Physical activity Enjoyment Described by Motl et al. [60] At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO, IC Physical activity Social support Described by Sallis et al. At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO, IC Sleeping habits Bedtime resistance, sleep duration, night wakings, daytime sleepiness CSHQd At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO Anthropometric measures Weight and height (Iso-BMI) Measured at the Child Health Centers At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
Parents SO, IC Motivation Form of motivation TSRQe At inclusion, 6, 12 and 24 months
  SO, IC Perceived autonomy support Support from health care providers HCCQ 8f 6 and 12 months
  1. aSO study outcome, IC intervention component, bFFQ food frequency questionnaire, cKörperkoordinationstest für Kinder, dChildrens Sleep Habits Questionnaire, eTreatment Self-Regulation Questionnaire, f Health Care Climate Questionnaire 8