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Table 2 Outcome measurements

From: Foot exercise plus education versus wait and see for the treatment of plantar heel pain (FEET trial): a protocol for a feasibility study

  STUDY PERIOD
  Enrolment/ BaselinePost-allocationClose-out
TIMEPOINTat0t1t2
ENROLMENT:
 Eligibility screenX  
 Informed consentX  
 AllocationX  
INTERVENTIONS:
 Foot exercise and education   
 Brief advice   
ASSESSMENTS:
 Participant characteristicsX  
Primary outcome measures
Feasibility
  Number of eligible participants  X
  Willingness to enrol  X
  Recruitment rate  X
  Adherence  X
  Logbook completion  X
  Adverse effects  X
  Dropout rates  X
Credibility
  Borkovec and Nau QuestionnaireXX 
Acceptability
  Number of sessions attended  X
  Adherence to foot exercises  X
  Additional treatment sought  X
  Early withdrawal  X
Secondary outcome measures
Patient reported outcomes
  First step pain in previous weekXX 
  Worst pain in previous weekXX 
  Average pain in previous weekXX 
  Foot and Ankle Ability MeasureXX 
  Foot Health Status QuestionnaireXX 
  Global Rating of Change Score X 
  Pain Self-Efficacy ScaleXX 
  Active Australia SurveyXX 
Physical measurements
  Intrinsic foot muscle morphology (MRI & ultrasound)XX 
  Plantar fascia thickness (ultrasound)XX 
  Intrinsic foot muscle motor performanceXX 
  Foot Posture IndexXX 
  Foot mobilityXX 
 Ankle dorsiflexion range of motion (standing lunge test)XX 
  Toe flexor strength (dynamometry)XX 
  Plantar flexor strength (standing heel rise test)XX 
  1. at0 = Baseline, t1 = week 12, t3 = end of data collection all participants