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Table 2 Study timeline of all major events throughout the duration of the study (SPIRIT Schedule)

From: Assessing the feasibility and impact of an adapted resistance training intervention, aimed at improving the multi-dimensional health and functional capacity of frail older adults in residential care settings: protocol for a feasibility study

Week Keeping Active in Residential Elderly (KARE) study timeline
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Week - 2 Consent and eligibility screening Consent and eligibility screening Consent and eligibility screening Consent and eligibility screening Consent and eligibility screening Consent and eligibility screening
Week - 1 Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Rest
Week 0 Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Pre-intervention assessments Rest
Week 1 Training Rest Training Rest Training Rest Rest
Week 2 Training Rest Training Rest Training Training Rest
Week 3 Training Rest Training Rest Training Rest Rest
Week 4 Training Rest Training Rest Training Training Rest
Week 5 Training Rest Training Rest Training Rest Rest
Week 6 Training Rest Training Rest Training Training Rest
Week 7 Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment
Week 8 Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment Post-intervention assessment
Week 9–12 Participants within the resistance training intervention group will have access to the machines but no formal exercise programme will be in place. (All activity within this period will be automatically recorded on an electronic database for each participant)
Week 13 Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment
Week 14 Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Follow-up assessment Post-intervention assessment