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Table 1 Sample change objectives (combination of performance objectives and determinants) for promoting recreational physical in the over-fifties, the Active plus program (van Stralen et al., 2008)

From: Planning theory- and evidence-based behavior change interventions: a conceptual review of the intervention mapping protocol

Performance objectives Determinants
Awareness Attitude Self-efficacy
1. Older adults monitor their recreational physical activity level Older adults describe the purpose of monitoring and reporting their own recreational physical activity   Older adults express confidence about being able to monitor and report their own recreational physical activity
2. Older adults indicate reasons to be physically active as recreation Older adults list the personally relevant benefits of being sufficiently physically active Older adults express a positive attitude about being sufficiently physically active  
3. Older adults identify solutions to take away the barriers to being physically active for recreation Older adults describe the situations and barriers that prevent them from being sufficiently physically active   Older adults express confidence about being able to take away and to cope with their barriers