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Table 2 Frequency of measures

From: Simulated Partners and Collaborative Exercise (SPACE) to boost motivation for astronauts: study protocol

Measure Applicable workouts Frequency
Fitness variables:
 VO2 max
 Ventilatory threshold
 Thigh strength
 Body composition
Not specific to a workout Weeks 1, 12, and 24
Free-living physical activity Not specific to a workout Weekly
Rating of perceived exertion Continuous
Sprint intervals
Short intervals
Long intervals
Daily during sessions
Heart rate Continuous
Sprint intervals
Short intervals
Long intervals
Daily during sessions
Blood pressure Not specific to a workout Before and after each session
Self-efficacy Continuous
Long intervals
Weeks 2, 4, 8, 12, 17, 20, 24
Enjoyment Continuous
Sprint intervals
Short intervals
Long intervals
Weeks 1, 2, 3, 9, 24
Social connectedness Not specific to a workout Weeks 12, 24
Team perceptions Not specific to a workout Weeks 3, 12, 24
Alternative Godspeed Indices Not specific to a workout Weeks 3, 12, 24
Game interest Not specific to a workout Week 24