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Table 1 Eligibility criteria

From: Physical ACtivity facilitation for Elders (PACE): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Inclusion criteria  
  Aged 65 years or older
  Community-dwelling, including those in sheltered accommodation
  Inactive: undertaking less than 150 minutes of moderate, or 75 minutes of vigorous, physical activity per week
  Non-disabled at baseline: able to complete a 4-metre walk at a speed of 0.8 m/s or greater, without sitting, leaning, using a walking aid or another person
  At risk of subsequent disability: scoring less than 10 out of 12 on the SPPB
Exclusion criteria  
  Unable to participate in the intervention or study due to speech, language, or sensory problems
  Resident in a nursing home
  Plans to move out of the area within 6 months of the screening clinic visit or to be away for more than 8 consecutive weeks during this period
  Currently participating in an exercise-on-prescription or rehabilitation programme or study
  A documented or patient-reported medical condition including but not limited to: severe arthritis; lung disease requiring home oxygen; serious cardiovascular disease; past history of cardiac arrest; implantable cardioverter defibrillator; neuromuscular or musculoskeletal conditions exacerbated by exercise; moderate or severe cognitive impairment or dementia; severe uncontrolled psychiatric illness; multiple falls
  Investigator concern about an individual’s safety or ability to adhere to the intervention
  1. Abbreviation: SPPB Short Physical Performance Battery.