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Table 1 Sample interview questions

From: Jump step - a community based participatory approach to physical activity & mental wellness

A - Examples of questions regarding physical activity
 1. Describe what a typical day looks like for you? Is physical activity a part of your typical day?
 2. How much time per week are you in nature/the outdoors? Why or why not?
B - Examples of questions regarding participants’ coping strategies
 1. What are you currently doing to deal with your anxiety/mood disorder? Is physical activity a part of it?
 2. How effective do you find your current treatment options in improving your quality of life? Why or why not?
C - Examples of questions regarding barriers/facilitators to becoming more physically active
 1. Is physical activity part of your ideal day? Why or why not? What are some of the barriers or facilitators to be physically active?
D - Examples of questions regarding ideal physical activity program
 1. If you were to design the PERFECT physical activity program for YOU, what would it look like and feel like?
 2. What would some key features be in terms of time, location, duration, types of physical activity, etc.?