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Table 1 Program Principles (Acronym PRINCE)

From: Evaluation and facilitation of intervention fidelity in community exercise programs through an adaptation of the TIDier framework

ProgressionThe body needs to be continually exposed to challenges. Increase repetitions then difficulty. Stop if overexertion is seen.
RepetitionHigh repetitions are need for brain remodelling, improving strength and endurance
Intensity monitoringExercise should be performed at low to moderate intensity. Intensity should be monitored.
Normal movement patternsNormal movement should be encouraged, but compensations should not prevent participation unless painful or unsafe.
Core components (FAB)Functional strengthening
Agility and fitness
Encouragement and educationChoose activities for participant success and offer verbal encouragement. Remember to discuss educational tips to encourage self-management.