Table 2

Cardiometabolic health outcomes and PA levels at baseline, 12 weeks, 6 months and between arm baseline to 12 weeks or 6 months effect

Co-PARSUsual care ERSNo-treatment control
BaselineWeek 126 monthsBaselineWeek 126 monthsBaselineWeek 126 monthsBetween arm effect P value*
Fitness (n=56)
 CRFmL/kg/min22.2±724.6±723.3±6.623.6±729.6±9.228.9±8.7p=0.002
Physical activity
 GT3x (n=61) Mins.day
 Light intensity90±5298±64107±7598±3693±31158±14590±37101±3386±40p=0.332
 Moderate intensity44±3242±2942±3343±2843±3055±5560±3165±2454±21p=0.260
 Vigorous intensity1±31±21±21±21±11±22±42±33±8p=0.108
Vascular ultrasound (n=64)
 CAR%1.7±2.72.8±2.22.7±1.83.9±2.82.5±2.71.7±2.7p=0.073
 CAR Baseline cm0.69±0.070.69±0.060.69±0.080.7±0.090.65±0.070.64±0.06p=0.130
 FMD%4.4±2.36.8±2.74.2±25±2.16.2±2.15.2±2.8p=0.002
 FMD Baseline cm0.39±0.070.38±0.060.39±0.090.41 0.080.38±0.080.37±0.06p=0.728
Cardiometabolic (n=68)
 BMI kg.m231±730±733±632±629±629±6p=0.323
 WHR62±961±1064±863±856±956±9p=0.261
 SBP mm Hg131±11127±12138±18132±15123±12118±13p=0.937
 DBP mm Hg73±771±873±971±1172±1168±10p=0.584
 RHR bpm70±1065±1070±1268±1166±1263±9p=0.540
Mental well-being (n=68)
 WEMWBS46±951±1048±1049±1052±1150±1353±956±953±10p=0.796
  • All variables are presented as mean±SD.

  • * F-statistic for between arm baseline-to-6-month change or baseline-to-week 12 change if variable not collected at 6 months.

  • BMI, body mass index; CAR, carotid artery reactivity; Co-PARS, co-produced PA referral scheme; CRF, cardiorespiratory Fitness; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; ERS, exercise referral scheme; FMD, flow-mediated dilation; GT3x, Accelerometer; PA, physical activity; RHR, resting heart rate; SBP, systolic blood pressure; WEMWBS, Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale; WHR, waist-to-height ratio.