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Table 4 FITT parameters

From: Physical activity referral to cardiac rehabilitation, leisure centre or telephone-delivered consultations in post-surgical people with breast cancer: a mixed methods process evaluation

  Phase I (n = 8) Phase II (n = 9)
N (PA sessions) % N (PA sessions) %
Total number of PA sessions reported by participants 313 710
Type % of n
 Walking   57.8%   72%
 Jogging/running   6.4%   0.3%
 Cycling   1.9%   0%
 Other cardiovasculara   44.4%   16.8%
 Resistance   17.3%   6.1%
 Flexibility   2.2%   3.4%
 Swimming   0%   0.8%
 Housework   2.6%   17%
   Mean(SD)   Mean(SD)
Intensity reported by participants for each PA session (range 6–20 with 11 representing fairly light intensity requiring little or no effort) 286 11.97 (SD 2.54) 580 11.24 (SD 2.33)
Time (min) per day reported by participants for each PA session 310 55.70 (SD 54.07) 576 76.59 (SD 78.18)
    N (participants)  
Steps 9 75%
Average step count per day     7584.56 (SD 3805.62)
  1. aE.g. spinning, running machine, aerobic classes