Table 2

Matrix of performance objectives and determinants for 'Establish Motivation'

Personal Determinants

External Determinants

Performance Objectives





Taste Familiarity Preference

Perceived norms

Family support, Modelling Reinforcement



*A Communicate healthy lifestyle messages to parents and seek their help and support

1Understands messages and energy balance concept

2Practices skills to communicate with parents

3Understands how parents can support a healthy lifestyle

4Practices skills to seek parental support

5Shows confidence knowledge of healthy lifestyle

6 Shows confidence to talk to parents

7Shows confidence and knowledge of family strategies to support a healthy lifestyle

8Shows confidence to seek parental support

9Perceives other pupils are talking about the project

10Perceives others are seeking parental support

11Receives social reinforcement from parents/family for interest in healthy lifestyles

12Receives reinforcement from parents/family for suggested support strategies

13Increases in availability of healthy snacks/drinks and active pursuits


Select and try healthy alternatives to unhealthy snacks and drinks at home and at school

14Identifies healthy alternatives to unhealthy snacks and drinks

15Practices skills to ask for healthy alternatives in different settings

16Taste healthy alternatives to unhealthy snacks and drinks

17shows confidence to select healthy snacks and drinks

18shows confidence to try new snacks and drinks

19Is familiar with and chooses healthy snacks and drinks

20Perceives family, peers, teacher expecting them to select healthy alternatives

21Receives reinforcement from family, peers and teachers

22Increases in availability and accessibility of healthy snacks and drinks at home


Select feasible active alternatives to sedentary activities

23Identifies active alternatives to sedentary leisure pursuits

24Attends activity workshops

Participates in active games

25Shows confidence and enthusiasm

26Is familiar with range of active alternatives to sedentary pursuits

27Perceives family expecting active choices

28Receives reinforcement from family, peers, teachers

29Increases in active leisure opportunities at home


*Understand and resist temptation

30Identifies general barriers to being healthy

31Understands marketing strategies used to tempt children

32Practices skills to resist temptations

33Shows confidence to resist temptation

34Records what tempts them into eating unhealthy snacks and drinks and being sedentary

35Perceives peers and family are resisting temptation

36Sees parents, family and peers resist temptation

37Decreases in temptations in the home

* POs originally construed as PPOs which have been promoted to a higher level

Lloyd et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:73   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-73

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