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Table 1 Overview of measures

From: “läuft.” - a school-based multi-component program to establish a physically active lifestyle in adolescence: study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Measurement methodology Outcome
Medical testing Body weight and height (BMI percentiles)
Body composition (fat mass)
Waist circumference [35]
Blood pressure
Resting heart rate
Heart rate after stress
Recovery heart rate
Physical testing Cardiovascular fitness [36]
Questionnaire Socio-demographic characteristics
Migration background
Socio-economic status [37]
Lifestyle Behavior
Physical activity* [3840]
Sedentary behavior [40]
Use of tobacco [41]
Use of alcohol [42, 43]
Food pattern [44]
Psychological constructs
General self-efficacy [45]
Self-efficacy towards physical exercise [46]
Self-concept for general physical capacity and physical attractiveness [47, 48]
Enjoyment of physical activity [49]
Enjoyment of sedentary behavior [49]
Sensation seeking [50]
Physical well-being [51]
Psychological well-being [51]
Depression [52]
Intention for physical activity [53]
Social factors
Parental support for physical activity [25]
Friends physical activity*
Normative expectations*
Environmental situation to be physical active*
Qualitative methods Activating-strategies (group discussion, document analysis)
Interactive processes (group discussion)
  1. *self-constructed items.