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Table 1 Table outlining the intervention strategies delivered in each KAPA session

From: A randomised feasibility study assessing an intervention to keep adults physically active after falls management exercise programmes end

MonthSession content
1Initial consultation
Review current health
Explore knowledge on PA and educate on the PA guidelines
Reflect and compare current PA levels with PA guidelines
Cost-benefit analysis and mental imagery of two alternate futures
Provide information about local PA services
Introduce and demonstrate illustrated exercise booklet
Plan weekly physical activities
Barriers and facilitators of completing the PA plan
Identify people who can provide social support
PA goal setting
Rate commitment and confidence ratings towards meeting goals
Provide and discuss the use of PA diaries and pedometers
Document a signature of commitment
2Follow-up session 1
Reflect on PA diaries and goal achievement and adapt plans and goals accordingly.
Problem solve high-risk situations and write “if then” plans.
Encourage the use of self-monitoring tools and accessing social support
3Follow-up session 2:
Reflect on PA diaries, goal achievement, if then plans, and adapt plans and goals accordingly.
Introduce relapse prevention strategies (i.e. monitoring tools, reflecting on past successes, recovering from lapses, planning coping strategies).
Building new habits (i.e. building knowledge of habit formation, discussing poor PA habits, keeping a habit diary)
Rewarding good PA behaviours
Reflecting on enjoyment gained from being more active
4 & 5Follow-up session 3 & 4
Reflect on PA diaries, goal achievement, if then plans, and adapt plans and goals accordingly.
Identifying and planning for possible changes in life circumstances
Identifying plans to over-ride old PA habits
Discussing stress management
Planning for mentally challenging times
6Follow up session 5
Reflect on PA diaries, goal achievement, if then plans, and adapt plans and goals accordingly.
Reflect on self-regulation skills
Plan how people intend to keep physically active after KAPAs end
Reflect on achievements and give praise
Sign a pledge of commitment
  1. Each component was delivered using a motivational interviewing approach