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Table 1 Description of intervention components and associated behaviour change techniques

From: Parents and children active together: a randomized trial protocol examining motivational, regulatory, and habitual intervention approaches

Intervention condition Resources included in booklet Behaviour change technique label BCT Number
Education 1. Canadian 24-h Movement Guidelines
2. Benefits of co-activity
Instruction on how to perform a behaviour 4.1
Information about health consequences 5.1
Salience of consequences 5.2
Information about social and environmental consequences 5.3
Information about emotional consequences 5.6
Planning (+ education) 1. Explanation of goal setting and SMART goal materials
2. Definition of self-monitoring and worksheets for tracking co-activity and outcomes
3. Rationale for planning and co-activity planning worksheets
4. Information on the importance of enjoyment and brainstorming worksheets on fun new co-activities, stimulating environments, and reward structures
Goal setting (behaviour) 1.1
Problem solving 1.2
Action planning 1.4
Self-monitoring of behaviour 2.3
Self-monitoring of outcome(s) of behaviour 2.4
Social support (practical) 3.2
Social support (emotional) 3.3
Non-specific reward 10.3
Self-incentive 10.7
Restructure physical environment 12.1
Restructure social environment 12.2
Habit (+ education and planning) 1. 1. 1. Habit formation information
2. Examples of habits
3. Cues and anchoring
4. Brainstorming existing routines for tagging co-activity
Prompts/Cues 7.1
Behavioural practice/rehearsal 8.1
Habit formation 8.3
  1. Note. Behaviour change techniques are coded according to the Behaviour Change Technique Taxonomy Version 1 [58]