The following seven principles of involvement should be implemented, when possible, to ensure that the needs of patients and the public are captured:
A PPI panel should be set up at the planning and design stage of your intervention. Here's how to implement a PPI group and some useful resources to support you in this process.
Implementation of physical activity research findings into routine clinical practice involves developing and testing approaches to change the behaviour of both system users and health professionals. This will be equally true when implementing effective interventions and stopping ineffective interventions. PPI should play a particular role in the process of applying research knowledge during planning and implementation phases.
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