Table 2

Examples of the matrix of performance objectives related to changes in behavioral and environmental determinants with regard to recreational PA

Performance objectives

Determinants


Awareness

Knowledge

Attitude

Self-efficacy


1. Older adults monitor their recreational PA level

Older adults become aware of their own recreational PA level

Older adults know the PA recommendations and learn how to compare their own PA level with the recommendations

Older adults monitor and report their own recreational PA


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

Older adults become aware of their personally relevant benefits of being sufficiently physically active

Older adults learn about the health benefits of sufficient PA and can name personally relevant reasons for being sufficiently physically active

Older adults feel positive about being sufficiently physically active


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

Older adults become aware of the situations and barriers that prevent them from being sufficiently physically active

Older adults learn how to identify difficult situations and learn about solutions that can take away the barriers

Older adults feel confident about being able to take away and to cope with their barriers


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

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