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Table 3 Results of the analysis

From: Easier in Practice Than in Theory: Experiences of Coaches in Charge of Community-Based Soccer Training for Men with Prostate cancer—A Descriptive Qualitative Study



Preparing to coach a clinical population

Convenience of using well-established soccer clubs

Enabling training of a clinical population in a community setting

Motivating factors

Personal investment and gain

Dedication based on commitment

Adjusting the program to fit the players’ needs

Facilitating social community

Coaching on the players’ terms

Illness in the foreground vs. illness in the background

Managing illness progression and deaths

Navigating the illness

Unappealing infrastructure

Finances and retaining coaches

Ensuring sustainability