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Table 1 Components of the Quartier Agil intervention

From: Feasibility of smartphone-supported, combined physical and cognitive activities in the Neighbourhood for stimulating social participation of the elderly

  Key elements Objective Setting Tutors’ role Location Resources
Multimodal group training Combined physical and cognitive (dual task) training, education Improve cognitive and physical resources for relevant everyday functions; promote an (inter-)active lifestyle Group Instructing Gym of the local sports club Smartphones, training equipment
“Hot spot” activities Activities in exploring the local environment Be active; meet people in the neighbourhood; (re-)discover one’s habitat, strengthen link to (social) neighbourhood Group Accompanying “Hot spots” in the neighbourhood Smartphones, local environment and facilities
Group challenge tasks Tasks created by group members, posed to (sub-)groups Be active; create curiosity; improve self-efficacy Group Stimulating Neighbourhood Dependent on task; mostly smartphones, local environment and facilities
Solitary physical training Individually tailored physical exercises Improve physical function Individual Supporting Home Smartphones, app
Solitary cognitive training Individually tailored cognitive exercises Improve cognitive function Individual Supporting Home Smartphones, app
Personal challenge tasks Individual cognitive or physical tasks embedded in everyday activities Be active; create curiosity; improve self-efficacy Individual Stimulating Neighbourhood, home Dependent on task; mostly smartphones, local environment and facilities