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Table 5 Methods and strategies selected for PA (programme outcome 3&4)

From: VIP in construction: systematic development and evaluation of a multifaceted health programme aiming to improve physical activity levels and dietary patterns among construction workers

Determinant Theoretical Methods Strategy Tools/Materials
a) Personal    
Self- Efficacy Goal setting Formulation of implementation intentions Worksheet (PEP form) + PHC assists in goal setting
  Reinforcement Evaluation of change process Follow-up contacts PHC
Attitudes Feedback Provide personal feedback PHC provides feedback on (perceived) positive consequences of PA
Skills Guided practice Instruction/skills training Training instruction exercise card (core stability & strength)
Habits Implementation intentions (goal setting) Formulation of specific personal intentions Worksheet (PEP form) + PHC assists in goal setting
Awareness, risk perception & health believes Information about personal risk Personalized risk feedback from health screening Expert monitoring and evaluation of BMI, waist circumference, blood pressure etc. in relation to healthy standards
  Scenario-based risk information Providing risk information on long-term effects and information on benefits of healthy behaviour Tailored brochures
  Re-evaluation, self-evaluation, and consciousness raising Awareness of own energy balance (PA) behaviour Pedometer
   Delivering information on the relationship between calories & PA Calorie guide (energy balance information # min PA required to lose calories)
b) External    
Perceived physical environment Promotion/facilitation Providing information on workplace health promotion PHC provides (contact) information on the companies facilities and cost reduction