Table 2

Number of participants still fully compliant with the protocol during follow-up

WeekPR21
Self-selection of programme
14-week follow-up
RUNCLEVER
Allocated to a programme
24-week follow-up
S2R
Allocated to a programme
4-week follow-up
GRONORUN
Allocated to a programme
8 to 12-week follow-up
Distance programme n=165Intensity programme n=351Mixed
programme n=96
Distance
programme n=420
Intensity
programme n=419
Short
programme n=29
Long programme n=27Standard programme n=264Progressive programme n=268
114 (9%)45 (13%)12 (13%)141 (34%)132 (32%)16 (55%)13 (48%)154 (58%)154 (61%)
22 (1%)15 (4%)1 (1%)80 (19%)74 (18%)9 (31%)11 (41%)105 (40%)77 (29%)
31 (1%)6 (2%)0 (0%)49 (12%)52 (12%)7 (24%)7 (26%)84 (32%)53 (20%)
41 (1%)0 (0%)0 (0%)35 (8%)31 (7%)6 (21%)6 (22%)57 (22%)38 (14%)
50 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)28 (7%)22 (5%)39 (15%)3 (1%)
60 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)15 (4%)18 (4%)32 (12%)0 (0%)
70 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)9 (2%)14 (3%)26 (10%)0 (0%)
80 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)3 (1%)2 (0.5%)21 (8%)0 (0%)
90 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)2 (0.5%)0 (0%)
100 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)2 (0.5%)0 (0%)
110 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)1 (0.2%)0 (0%)
120 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)1 (0.2%)0 (0%)
130 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
140 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)0 (0%)
150 (0%)0 (0%)
160 (0%)0 (0%)
170 (0%)0 (0%)
180 (0%)0 (0%)
190 (0%)0 (0%)
200 (0%)0 (0%)
210 (0%)0 (0%)
220 (0%)0 (0%)
230 (0%)0 (0%)
240 (0%)0 (0%)
  • Data are the absolute number of athletes adherent whereas the number in the parentheses represents the proportion of participants in the two different intervention groups being adherent. Full compliance was defined as having completed ±10% of the distance (PR21, RUNCLEVER, S2R) or minutes (GRONORUN) planned in every planned training sessions.

  • GRONORUN, Groningen Novice Running; PR21, ProjectRun21; S2R, Start 2 Run.