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Table 3 TIDieR item descriptions in relation to intervention promise

From: How should long-term free-living physical activity be targeted after stroke? A systematic review and narrative synthesis

TIDieR itema Description Very Promising Quite Promising Non-promising
Why (rationale/theory) Adequately described   2  
Not adequately described 1 3 3
What (materials) Borg scale & heart rate monitor 1   
Personal log sheets & pedometer    1
Written standardised manual   1  
Written information & accelerometer   1  
Educational brochures   1  
Gym based equipment & heart rate monitor   1 1
Not adequately described   1 1
What (procedures) Structured exercise sessions 1 1 2
Group discussions focused on self-efficacy   1  
Motivational and volitional strategies   1  
Physical activity Prescription   1  
Goal-setting telephone follow-up program   1  
Educational sessions    1
Who provided Nurse, assistant physician & social scientist   1  
Physiotherapist   2 1
Nurse   1 1
Not adequately described 1 1 1
How (mode of delivery) Face to face exercise sessions 1 1 2
Face to face supported self-management   2 1
Telephone supported self-management   2  
Where Canada 1   
USA   1  
Germany   1  
Sweden   1  
Denmark   1  
China   1 1
Israel    1
New Zealand   1  
Outpatient rehabilitation centre/clinic 1 1 1
Inpatient rehabilitation centre    1
Stroke research centre   1  
Community based   1 1
Not adequately described   2  
When & How Much Delivered in single session   2  
Delivered over 4 weeks    1
Delivered over 8 weeks    2
Delivered over 10 weeks 1   
Delivered over 12 weeks   3  
Delivered in acute stages    1
Delivered in chronic stages 1 2 1
Stroke stage not adequately described   3 1
1 contact over intervention delivery period   2  
8 contacts over intervention delivery period    1
12 contacts over intervention delivery period    1
24 contacts over intervention delivery period   2  
28 contacts over intervention delivery period    1
30 contacts over intervention delivery period 1   
36 contacts over intervention delivery period   1  
Tailoring Tailored to participants 1 5 3
Not tailored to participants    
Modifications Modifications reported    
No modifications reported 1 5 3
  1. aItems 11 & 12 on intervention fidelity are not displayed (assessed using Bellg et al. 2004 [30]