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Table 1 Outcomes and assessments measured

From: Effect of counselling during pulmonary rehabilitation on self-determined motivation to be physically active for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a pragmatic RCT

Outcome   Assessment
Primary PA: Mean number of steps per day Accelerometer (SenseWear Pro® armband; BodyMedia, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA) [40]
Secondary Other proxies of PA
metabolic equivalent (MET),
total energy expenditure (TEE),
physical activity level (PAL)
Accelerometer (SenseWear Pro® armband; BodyMedia, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA) [40]
Tertiary: Awareness of PA behavior International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) [41, 42]
  Individual motivation towards exercising Behavior Exercise Regulation Questionnaire (BREQ-3) [43, 44]
  The patient’s willingness to change their habitual behavior Physical Activity Stage of Change Assessment Tool (PASC) [45]
  Health-related quality of life Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire (CRQ) [46, 47]
  Impact of COPD on health status COPD Assessment Test (CAT) [48]
  PR adherence Number of sessions participation
  Exercise capacity Six-minute walking test (6MWT),
One-minute Sit to stand (1STS), Pulmonary function
  1. PA, physical activity; PR, pulmonary rehabilitation; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease