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Table 3 Behaviour change techniques identified in each intervention

From: Systematic review and meta-analysis of maintenance of physical activity behaviour change in cancer survivors

  Very promising (significant between group difference at post intervention follow-up) Quite promising (significant change from baseline to post intervention follow-up) Not promising (no significant between or within group differences)  
BCT no. BCT label Baumann et al (71) Kanera et al (54) Rogers et al (57) Pinto et al (69) Hawkes et al (39) Mutrie et al (55) Rogers (37) Pinto et al (56) Dhillon et al (70) Pinto et al (46) Witlox et al (48) Stolley et al (74) Belanger et al (40) Demark-Wahnefried (38) Ottenbacher et al (44) Vallance et al (52) Leclerc et al (72) Lee et al (50) Adams et al (42) Mayer et al (73) Pinto et al (45) Galvo et al (53) James et al (43) Carmack et al (51) O’Neil et al (49) Sandler et al (47) Nyrop et al (41) Total number of studies using BCT
1.1 Goal setting (behaviour)   1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1 1 1 1 25
1.2 Problem solving   1 1 1 1   1 1 1 1   1 1 1 1 1      1 1 1 1    1 18
1.3 Goal setting (outcome) 1     1     1                    3
1.4 Action planning   1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1    1      1    1    1 15
1.5 Review behaviour goal(s)   1 1 1 1       1 1             1   1   8
1.6 Discrepancy between current behaviour and goal   1             1 1              3
1.9 Commitment      1                        1
2.2 Feedback on behaviour   1 1 1     1    1    1 1      1 1 1   1     11
2.3 Self-monitoring of behaviour   1 1 1 1   1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1   1 1   1 1 1 1 1 22
2.6 Biofeedback     1                         1
2.7 Feedback on outcome(s) of behaviour                       1       1
3.1 Social support (unspecified) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1   1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1     18
3.2 Social support (practical) staff       1               1         2
4.1 Instruction on how to perform a behaviour   1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1      1   1 1    1 19
4.2 Information about antecedents      1                        1
5.1 Information about health consequences    1   1 1 1 1 1    1 1   1 1 1    1 1   1 1    1 16
5.2 Salience of consequences    1     1 1                     3
5.3 Information about social and environmental consequences   1        1                    2
5.6 Information about emotional consequences    1                         1 2
6.1 Demonstration of behaviour    1     1   1     1    1     1     1     7
7.1 Prompts/cues      1    1   1   1   1 1      1 1        8
8.1 Behavioural practice/rehearsal    1    1    1                1     4
8.6 Generalisation of a target behaviour    1    1 1   1                1     5
8.7 Graded tasks   1 1 1    1 1   1     1 1 1   1 1   1     1 1   14
9.1 Credible source   1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1   1    1 1 1 1    1   1 1 1 1   1 19
9.2 Pros and cons   1        1                1     3
10.4 Social reward         1   1     1 1       1    1     6
11.2 Reduce negative emotions    1   1   1          1       1   1     6
12.5 Adding objects to the environment    1 1 1    1 1 1   1   1 1 1   1   1 1 1 1 1   1   17
13.2 Framing/reframing    1                      1     2
15.1 Verbal persuasion about capabilities    1   1   1 1   1 1     1    1    1       1 10
  Total No. BCTs 2 13 20 12 16 9 15 15 16 11 9 9 7 12 13 12 4 7 3 10 13 9 6 18 4 5 9  
  1. Mayer et al. report changes to the intervention during the study so not all BCTs would have been available to all participants