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Table 1 Intervention strategies employed during the first three months of the study

From: Evaluating the effectiveness of organisational-level strategies with or without an activity tracker to reduce office workers’ sitting time: a cluster-randomised trial

Strategy Week 1 Weeks 3–4 Week 6 Weeks 7–8 Weeks 9–10 Weeks 11–13
Organisational Introductory email to announce program from champion + workplace summary activity data + links to relevant news articles Information booklet including: • Health impacts of sitting • Tips to ‘Stand Up, Sit Less and Move More’ First tip email from championa Tip: have a standing or walking meeting Second tip emailb Tip: walking meetings increase creativity Third tip email Focus on increasing step count + Table of step count classifications compared to baseline averagec + Walking step count guide of locations around Sydney officed Tip: walking meetings increase step count Fourth tip email Focus on standing more and sitting less outside of work Tips: • Walk during commercial breaks • Do household chores while watching TV • Stand to read newspaper • Hand wash car • Move around house when checking emails and texts on phone • Take your coffee standing • Stand up every time there is a goal in the World Cup • Stand up while commuting to work Fifth tip email Focus on using the stairs Tip: take the stairs instead of the lift
Individual Activity tracker to Group ORG + Tracker participants Baseline activity monitor feedback sent     
  1. asent in week 1 for location B; bsent in week 4 for location B; cstep count classifications from Tudor-Locke 2004 [61]; dlocation A only