|Step 1: Preliminary theme||Step 2: Meaning units (direct citation from informant)||Step 3: Condensed description||Step 4: Final theme and analytical text|
|Achieves physical and mental health benefits||
“The important thing for me is that I manage to avoid another operation on my knee. Water gymnastics is good for me and I want to continue with this in the future.”|
“Yes, I feel the positive effects exercise has for me, in relation to both energy and my mood. And my anxiety, it affects that a lot. I have had years where I only have been sitting indoors, without getting out of the house”
|Exercise is positive in relation to my health; it also leads to more energy and better mood.||
Theme: Health benefits and physical appearance|
Analytical text: The fitness center was […] and to achieve desired health benefits.