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Table 3 Fitting the codes into the Theoretical Domains Framework

From: Exercise and physical activity in asylum seekers in Northern England; using the theoretical domains framework to identify barriers and facilitators

Behavioural change domain Description of codes
Knowledge English as an additional language
Lack of understanding of recommended levels of physical activity
Skills Skills from ‘back home’
Beliefs about capability Stress and ‘being an asylum seeker’
Mental and physical health
Varying confidence levels
Belief about consequences Impact on physical and mental health
Motivation and goals (intention) Competing priorities
Good motivators
Memory, attention and decision processes Living in limbo
Environmental context and resources Living in poverty
Living in a foreign place
The weather
Social influences Housemates and family influences
Cultural and social factors back home