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Table 2 Two examples of the CMOCs

From: Stroke patients’ utilisation of extrinsic feedback from computer-based technology in the home: a multiple case study realistic evaluation

CMOC’s Plausible mechanisms: ‘what’ Contexts: ‘for whom’ and ‘in what circumstances’ Possible outcomes Measures
CMOC 1 M1: Receiving feedback from the system might improve the user’s confidence by confirming performance. C1: A system that is accessible (in the home setting) and used by the stroke survivor, independently of the therapist. O1: Adoption and development of a self-management approach to rehabilitation (behaviour change). Observation of use and avatar replays.
- Independent rehabilitation, self-evaluation and self-monitoring of recovery. User diary.
Usage of the system.
Interview data.
CMOC 2 M2: By receiving feedback, users might feel confident to be able to interpret their performance and changing their movements to improve subsequent performance(s). C2: A system that can be used independently by the stroke survivor in the home. O2: Development of self-management skills. Observation of use and avatar replays.
    - Problem-solving. Interview data.