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Table 1 Illustration of the flow of trial

From: Impact of scheduling multiple outdoor free-play periods in childcare on child moderate-to-vigorous physical activity: a cluster randomised trial

3 weeks 5–7 days 3 months 5–7 days
Recruitment
-Services (verbal)
-Parent (informed consent)
-Child (verbal)
Baseline data collection
NS Interviews
In-care & out of care accelerometry
EPAO
Parent CATI
After randomisation, intervention services – 3 outdoor free-play periods; control services – maintain 1 continuous free-play period Follow-up data collection
In-care & out of care accelerometry
EPAO