Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
Ischaemic heart disease (ICD-10: I20-I25)
Diabetes mellitus (ICD-10: E11) and HbA1c≥6.5 or anti-diabetic medication at the time of screening
Mental and behavioural disorders (ICD-10: F00, F01, F02, F11, F12, F13, F14, F15, F16, F18, F20, F21, F22, F23, F24, F25, F28, F29, F44, F72, F73, F17, F84)
≥18 yearsHeart failure NYHA IV (ICD-10: I50.14)
Insured at TK health insurance fundMalignant neoplasm (ICD-10: C25, C34, C56, C72, C73, C78, C79, C97)
Permission to do physical exercises by study investigatorParkinson’s disease (ICD-10: G20)
Written informed consentAlzheimer disease (ICD-10: G30)
Infantile cerebral palsy (ICD-10: G80)
Chronic kidney disease (ICD-10: N18.4 & N18.5)
Trisomy 21 (ICD-10: Q90)
Blindness/visual impairment (ICD-10: H54.0, H54.2, H54.3)
Hearing loss (ICD-10: H90.0, H90.3, H90.5, H90.6, H90.8)
Care level 1–5
Insured abroad
Inability to do physical exercises or conditions that may interfere with exercise intervention
No optimal cardiac treatment within the last 4 weeks to be assessed and decided on by the local investigator
Not clinically stable within the last 4 weeks to be assessed and decided on by the local investigator
Participation in another trial
  • Care level: needed degree of required assistance in daily life (part of the German health system).

  • ICD, International Classification of Diseases register; NYHA, New York Heart Association.