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Research Article

Exercise Preferences Are Different after Stroke

Table 3

Factor analysis loadings used to derive the 6 data-driven factors.


I prefer to exercise in the morning.699
I like to have written instructions for my exercise.624
I like to do the same activity each time I exercise.609
I like to do gentle exercise.600
I like to exercise at home.530
I like someone showing me what to do when I exercise.506
I like my exercise sessions to be planned.506
I like to exercise at a rehabilitation centre.821
I like to exercise at a gym.727
I like to exercise at a community fitness centre.587
I like the flexibility of organising my own exercise sessions−.835
I like to exercise in a community group.663
I like someone else to organise my exercise session.562
I like to exercise outdoors.808
I like to make exercise part of my daily activities.780
I like to exercise with other people of similar age.526
I like to exercise alone−.506.517
I feel I am able to participate in an exercise program.800
I like to exercise.644
I like to work hard in an exercise session.643
I like to feel tired after an exercise session.819
I like to exercise with family or friends.508

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