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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




The body needs to be continually exposed to challenges. Increase repetitions then difficulty. Stop if overexertion is seen.


High repetitions are need for brain remodelling, improving strength and endurance

Intensity monitoring

Exercise should be performed at low to moderate intensity. Intensity should be monitored.

Normal movement patterns

Normal movement should be encouraged, but compensations should not prevent participation unless painful or unsafe.

Core components (FAB)

Functional strengthening

Agility and fitness


Encouragement and education

Choose activities for participant success and offer verbal encouragement. Remember to discuss educational tips to encourage self-management.