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Table 1 Participant eligibility criteria

From: #MindinBody - feasibility of vigorous exercise (Bikram yoga versus high intensity interval training) to improve persistent pain in women with a history of trauma: a pilot randomized control trial

Inclusion Criteria Exclusion Criteria
Female -Malignant pain (pain associated with disease, cancer for example)
Aged 20 to 50 years old -Bone fracture
Persistent pain -Dislocated joint
-present for longer than 12 months -Current diagnosis of
-assessed as average pain level over the last week -Diabetes
  -Heart disease
A self-assessed history or trauma -Hypertension
Willingness to be randomized to either arm of the study -Endocrine disorder
  -Organic brain syndrome
  -Other cognitive dysfunction
  -BMI < 18 or > 40
  -Peri or post-menopausal
  -Breast feeding
  -Insufficient understanding of English
  -Unable to provide medical clearance to participant in an exercise intervention
  -Lack of consent
  -Unwillingness to be randomized
  -‘Moderate’ or ‘high’ for suicidality from the MINI International Neuropsychiatric Interview
  -Other severe medical and/or psychiatric comorbidities that prevent safe and/or adequate participation, assessed by the investigators on a case-by-case basis