Table 2

Adherence to home programme: between group comparison on exercise logbook data and self-report adherence data for participants in the intervention group (Physitrack) and in the control group (paper-based methods).

Adherence: Exercise logbook findingsIntervention
Mean (SD)
(n=22)
Control
Mean (SD)
(n=22)
Between group Mean difference
(95% CI)
P value
Proportion (%) of exercises attempted of total exercises prescribed62.8
(27.7)
55.8
(19.4)
−7.0
(−21.6 to 7.5)
0.34
Proportion (%) of repetitions completed of total prescribed62.1
(28.2)
53.5
(21.2)
−8.6
(−23.8 to 6.5)
0.26
Adherence: self-report questions
(Numeric Rating Scale (0 to 10))
Intervention
Median (IQR)
(n=18)
Control
Median (IQR)
(n=17)
Between group Median difference
(95% CI)
P value
‘I have been doing my exercise programme exactly as I was asked to by my physiotherapist’6.0
(4.0 to 8.0)
6.0
(4.0 to 7.0)
1.0
(−1.0 to 3.0)
0.35
‘I have been doing my exercise sessions the number of times I was asked to by my physiotherapist’7.0
(5.0 to 9.0)
6.0
(4.0 to 8.0)
1.0
(−1.0 to 3.0)
0.23
‘Within each exercise session, I have been doing all of the exercises I was asked to by my physiotherapist’9.0
(6.0 to 10.0)
8.0
(6.0 to 9.0)
1.0
(−1.0 to 2.0)
0.38
‘For each exercise, I have been doing the number of repetitions that I was asked to by my physiotherapist’10.0
(9.0 to 10.0)
9.0
(6.0 to 10.0)
1.0
(0.0 to 3.0)
0.03*
  • Note: * denotes statistical significance p<0.05.