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Table 1 Outcome measures at six-month follow-up and their definitions

From: Effectiveness of prescribing physical activity in parks to improve health and wellbeing - the park prescription randomized controlled trial

OutcomeDefinition
Primary
 Time spent on MVPA - objective measureTime spent on MVPA in minutes per week as measured by the accelerometer.
Secondary
 Physical activity related behaviors
  Total volume of PATotal activity volume as measured by the accelerometer.
  Time spent on light and sedentary activityTime spent per week on light and sedentary PA as measured by the accelerometer.
  Time spent on MVPA - subjective measureSelf-reported time (minutes) per week spent on MVPA as recorded in questionnaire.
  Time spent in parksSelf-reported time (minutes) in parks in the past month as recorded in the questionnaire.
  Time spent being physically active in parksSelf-reported time (minutes) spent engaging in PA in parks in a typical month as recorded in the questionnaire.
  Recreational MVPA timeSelf-reported time (minutes) per week spent on recreational activity as measured by GPAQ
  Sedentary timeSelf-reported time (minutes) per week spent sitting as measured by IPAQ
Mental well-being
 Mental well-beingSelf-reported mental well-being as measured by SF-12 (1-item, general health), K-10, WHO5 and WHOQOL-BREF
Physical health
 Body Mass Index (BMI)Weight in kg divided by height squared in m measured by BMI machine.
 Fasting blood glucoseFasting blood glucose in mmol/L. Laboratory assessment
 Fasting lipid profilesFasting lipids in mmol/L. Laboratory assessment
 Systolic and diastolic blood pressureSystolic and diastolic blood pressure in mmHG measured by a Dinamap blood pressure monitor
  1. Note: PA Physical activity, MVPA Moderate to vigorous physical activity, GPAQ Global Physical Activity Questionnaire, IPAQ International Physical Activity Questionnaire, SF-12 12-Item Short Form Survey, K-10 Kessler Psychological Distress Scale, WHO5 WHO Five Well-Being Index, WHOQOL-BREF WHO Quality of Life-BREF