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Table 3 Interview questions from the interview guide for patients and staff

From: Unsupervised progressive elastic band exercises for frail geriatric inpatients objectively monitored by new exercise-integrated technology—a feasibility trial with an embedded qualitative study

Question number Interview question, patients Interview question, staff
1 How did you experience the training with the elastic band? How did you experience the unsupervised training of the patients?
2 What challenges have you met during the course of your training with the elastic band? What challenges do you think the unsupervised training present for the hospitalized patients?
3 What good things can you mention from training with the elastic band? What advantages do you think the unsupervised training present for the hospitalized patients?
4 Was there anything that you would have wished was different? Do you think that the unsupervised training can be conducted by your patients?
5 What makes you do the unsupervised training? Have there been any surprises to you during the course of this study where the patients have been doing unsupervised training sessions?
6 What makes you not want to do the unsupervised training? Are there any other things that you would like to add in the context of this study?
7 Could you have done more to execute the unsupervised training?  
8 Could I have done more to make you execute more of the unsupervised training?  
9 Do you think it has had an impact on your amount of training that there has been an eye kept on your amount of training?  
10 How often would you say that you have been doing the unsupervised elastic band exercises?  
11 Are there any other things that you would like to add?