Skip to main content

Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for Mi-PACT

From: Multidimensional individualised Physical ACTivity (Mi-PACT) – a technology-enabled intervention to promote physical activity in primary care: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Inclusion criteria
• Able to give informed consent to participate in the study
• Aged between 40–70 years
• Recruited from within primary care
• At medium (≥10 and < 20 %) or high (≥20 %) risk of cardiovascular disease and/or type II diabetes mellitus
Exclusion criteria
• People with existing coronary heart disease, chronic kidney disease, (stages 3–5), diabetes mellitus, stroke, heart failure and peripheral arterial disease
• Resting blood pressure greater than 180/100 mmHg
• Body mass index greater than 40 kg/m2
• Currently pregnant
• Currently taking any medications that may affect weight loss
• Not fluent in English
• Currently participating in another research trial or lifestyle supportive intervention
• People reporting a recent (in the last 6 months) shift (>5 %) in body mass or large change in habitual lifestyle
• Individuals unable to change their physical activity (e.g. through disability) or individuals who already lead highly physically active lifestyles (PAL > 2.0)
• Insufficient baseline physical activity data (<6 valid monitoring days including a Saturday and Sunday)
• People with terminal illness and anyone who, in their general practitioner’s opinion, has other co-morbidities which would prevent engagement with the intervention
  1. PAL Physical Activity Level