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Table 3 Themes and subthemes from the content analysis

From: Pedometer use and self-determined motivation for walking in a cardiac telerehabilitation program: a qualitative study

Psychological needs from SDT Themes from analysis Subthemes from analysis
Autonomy Independence from standardised rehabilitation Individual choice and decision for walking activity
Tailoring walking activity
Competence Conscious awareness of walking activity Feedback on walking activity
Knowledge leading to awareness of walking
Relatedness Interaction with others in relation to walking activity Feelings of being under surveillance, yet supported.
Support from next of kin