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Table 2 Deductive Codes Used in Qualitative Analysis

From: The feasibility and acceptability of a classroom-based physical activity program for children attending specialist schools: a mixed-methods pilot study

Focus Areaa Code Brief Description
Acceptability Codes
 Acceptability Appropriateness Evidence of the suitability of the program (i.e., its structure and activities) for the specialist school setting and students.
Satisfaction Evidence of participant satisfaction (including enjoyment, approval, liking, usefulness etc.) or discontent.
Intention to continue using AJoM Evidence of intentions for future use of the program.
Feasibility Codes
 Practicality Practicality Evidence regarding environmental and time considerations related to conducting the program, and level of disruption caused by doing the program.
 Demand Demand for the program Evidence of the importance of movement breaks for students and reasons why movement breaks are needed.
Relevance to current practice Evidence that the school/class already does activities similar to AJoM.
 Integration Integration degree Evidence of whether the program fits within the school routine.
Sustainability Evidence of still using resources at the time of the interview or survey (i.e., post program completion).
 Implementation Doability Evidence that activities related to the movement break were or weren’t executed during the program period.
Implementation degree Evidence related to how the activities were implemented (e.g., easy, difficult, facilitators, barriers to implementation etc.).
  1. a ‘Focus area’ refers to the relevant ‘key area of focus for feasibility studies’ proposed by Bowen et al. [56]