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Table 1 Overview of eligibility criteria

From: Comparison of a group-delivered and individually delivered lifestyle-integrated functional exercise (LiFE) program in older persons: a randomized noninferiority trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
- Age: ≥ 70 years - Exercise > 1/week in past 3 months
- Moderate to vigorous physical activity > 150 min/week in past 3 months
- Living at home
OR
“supervised living” without having active assistance
- Medical conditions:
 - Heart failure (NYHA class III & IV)
 - Recent cerebrovascular accident (< 6 months)
 - Parkinson’s disease
 - On active cancer treatment (last 6 months)
 - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Gold class III & IV
 - Unstable lower limb fracture
 - Amputated lower extremity (−ies)
 - Acute treatment of depression
 - Uncontrolled resting blood pressures of a systolic > 160 or diastolic > 100 or higher
- Fall risk, defined as > 2 falls within the last 12 months
OR
1 injurious fall within the last 12 months
OR
subjectively perceived balance decline AND Timed Up-and-Go time ≥ 12 s
- Able to speak and read in German
- Able to ambulate 200 m without personal assistance - Unavailability for home visits within 11 weeks after baseline assessment
- Travel > 2 months planned within first 6 months of the study
- Moderate to severe cognitive impairment (Montreal Cognitive Assessment < 23)
- Current participation in another scientific trial