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Table 1 The scope and objectives of the strategic, neighbourhood and end user-level process evaluation work packages

From: A whole system approach to increasing children’s physical activity in a multi-ethnic UK city: a process evaluation protocol

  Strategic-level Neighbourhood-level End-user level
Scope (aims, stakeholders) To understand the views and actions of JU:MP strategic-level stakeholders, including the core JU:MP team and executive board, stakeholders commissioned to lead on the strategic delivery of work streams, and city-wide strategic partners such as the Living Well programme strategic leads To understand the views and actions of stakeholders involved in developing and / or implementing JU:MP within a JU:MP neighbourhood (e.g. voluntary organisation stakeholders, school leads, councillors, faith setting leads, friends of groups, families) To understand the views and actions of the ‘end user’ recipients of JU:MP, i.e. children and young people and their families living in North Bradford
Objective (documentation) To document the strategic-level design, delivery and evaluation processes of the JUMP programme, including: individual work streams and evaluation packages and interactions To document JU:MP programme neighbourhood level design and delivery processes, including: (a) the community engagement and co-production process and (b) the design and implementation of the overarching action plan and specific interventions n/a
Objective (feasibility and acceptability) To examine the feasibility and acceptability of the strategic level design, delivery and evaluation of the JU:MP programme, by understanding the barriers, facilitators and contextual factors influencing design, delivery and evaluation, including: (a) Individual work streams and evaluation packages and interactions and (b) strategic influencing across the wider system To examine the feasibility and acceptability of the neighbourhood level design and implementation of the JU:MP programme, by understanding the barriers, facilitators and contextual factors influencing design and delivery, including: (a) examining the feasibility and acceptability of the neighbourhood co-production approach and (b) examining the feasibility and acceptability of delivering the overarching plan and specific interventions To examine the experience of children and families receiving JU:MP, including understanding the JU:MP ‘journey’ and acceptability of JU:MP for different users
Objective (impact) (a) To understand the impact of JU:MP across the whole system including unintended consequences, and developing an understanding of change mechanisms (what works, for whom, and in what context) from the perspective of strategic-level stakeholders
(b) To understand the impact of JU:MP on strategic-level stakeholders
(c) to understand the impact of JU:MP on city-wide policy and strategic working around physical activity
(a) to understand the impact of JU:MP across and beyond the neighbourhood system including unintended consequences, and developing an understanding of change mechanisms (what works, for whom, and in what context) from the perspective of neighbourhood-level stakeholders
(b) to understand the impact of JU:MP, on neighbourhood-level stakeholders
To understand the impact of JU:MP including unintended consequences, and change mechanisms