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Table 1 Intervention components, format, goals, and behavior change techniques

From: Study protocol: a lifestyle intervention for African American and Hispanic prostate cancer survivors on active surveillance and their partners

Intervention components Format Goals Behavior change techniques
Health coaching ▪ Biweekly telephone counseling with a licensed counselor Provide support for each other to meet the physical activity and healthy eating goals ▪ Motivational interviewing
▪ Provide information on consequences of behavior to the individual
▪ Goal-setting
▪ Prompt review of behavioral goals
▪ Social support
▪ General communication skills training
Home-based physical activity program ▪ Exercise prescription
▪ Printed materials
▪ Power point slides (voices over)
▪ Activity tracker
Engage in 150 min of moderate or vigorous physical activity per week ▪ Goal-setting
▪ Action planning
▪ Barrier identification/Problem solving
▪ Provide rewards
▪ Time management
▪ Self-monitoring of behavior
▪ Relapse prevention
Nutrition counseling ▪ Twice (in-person and/or via telephone) counseling sessions with a registered dietitian
▪ Printed materials (prevent T2)
▪ Food intake record (via MyFitnessPal.com or on paper)
Improve an overall diet quality including eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables, reduce red meat intake, reduce sweetened beverage, and eat whole grain ▪ Goal setting
▪ Provide feedback on performance
▪ Provide instruction on how to perform the behavior
▪ Self-monitoring of behavior