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Table 1 Summary of behavior change techniques

From: Benefits of home-based multidisciplinary exercise and supportive care in inoperable non-small cell lung cancer – protocol for a phase II randomised controlled trial

Technique number Technique
2 Provide information regarding consequences of behaviour to the individual
7 Action planning – detailed planning of what the person will actually do (eg. location, frequency and duration of exercise)
8 Barrier identification/problem solving
16 Self-monitoring of behavioural outcomes – utilising study diary and FitBit
18 Promoting focus on past success
19 Providing feedback on performance
21 Providing instruction on how to perform the behaviour
22 Modelling/demonstrating the behaviour
23 Teach how to use prompts/cues to remind them to perform the behaviour (eg. leaving runners at the front door, SMS exercise reminders)
24 Environmental restructuring
27 Use of follow-up prompts – reduction of contact during the study ‘maintenance’ phase
29 Plan social support/social change
35 Relapse prevention/coping planning – identification of situations where the changed behaviour may not be maintained and planning how to manage these situations
38 Time management – discussing opportunities to exercise, especially during active treatment