Table 1

Performance objectives for awareness raising, initiation and maintenance of recreational PA among older adults

1. older adults monitor their recreational PA level

2. older adults indicate reasons to be physically active as recreation

3. older adults identify solutions to take away the barriers to being physically active for recreation

4. older adults decide to become more recreationally physically active

5. older adults make specific plans to become more recreationally physically active

6. older adults increase their recreational PA

7. older adults make specific plans to cope with difficult situations occurring while being recreationally physically active

8. older adults maintain their recreational PA by enhancing their routine and preventing relapses


van Stralen et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:399   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-399

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