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TableĀ 2 Evaluation questionnaire for exercise trainers and the research assistant

From: EFFORT-D study process evaluation: challenges in conducting a trial into the effects of running therapy in patients with major depressive disorder

Context-related questions What aspects went well during the study? What would have been the ideal environment for the study?
Reach-related questions Did the participation in the study meet your expectations? Describe the profile of a patient suffering from depression who improves with exercise Describe the profile of a patient for whom exercise will have little effect
Dose-related questions Estimate the percentage of participants in the intervention arm that completed the intervention Did the participation in the study meet your expectations?
General questions about context, reach and dose What needs improvement? What advice can you give to other researchers studying exercise in depressive patients in the future? Did your opinion about the importance of exercise in depressive patients change?