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Table 3 Conceptual framework of the impact of culturally-safe physical activity promotion strategies. Depicts how contextual factors and cultural safety design features of PA promotion strategies may influence a range of impacts

From: The design and impact of culturally-safe community-based physical activity promotion for immigrant women: descriptive review

CONTEXT

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MECHANISMS

OUTCOMES

• Gender (roles, identities)

• Intersectional factors (age, ethnicity, culture, education, literacy)

• Personal, ethno-cultural, socioeconomic, family or environmental factors that facilitate or challenge physical activity

 

CULTURAL SAFETY

Content

• Preferred language

• Linguistic expressions

• Physical activity options

• Solutions to barriers

• Community resources

Format

• Educational sessions

• Didactic and interactive elements

• Visual aids

• Take-home educational material

Delivery

• In-person

• Group sessions

• Follow-up: one-one-one sessions or reminder phone calls

Timing

• Multiple sessions

• Spaced over weeks or months

• Make-up sessions

Personnel

• Co-design/community-based participatory research

• Community settings/organizations

• Led by lay health workers

 

• Knowledge about physical activity benefits and options

• Self-efficacy to participate in physical activity

• Intent to participate in physical activity

• Physical activity (self-reported or objectively-measured)

• Anthropometrics (e.g. weight, BMI, waist circumference, blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol)

• Quality of life