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Table 2 Select Change and Performance Objectives and Behavioral Outcomes

From: Mujeres Fuertes y Corazones Saludables: adaptation of the StrongWomen —healthy hearts program for rural Latinas using an intervention mapping approach

Change Objectives Select Performance objectives Behavioral outcomes
Healthy diet Prepare healthy meals • Know what constitutes healthy diet • Purchase healthy food • Know how to cook healthy meal • Try new recipes Reduce fat & refined carb intake • Purchase low fat options • Learn how to read food labels • Purchase lean meats • Limit sweetened beverage intake • Limit sweets (muffins, cookies, cake, etc.) • Limit processed foods Consume 5 fruits & vegetables per day • Purchase fruit & vegetables • Include a fruit and/or vegetable at each meal • Eat fruits or vegetables as snacks • Know how to cook fruit and vegetables so tasty & attractive to self and family • Prepare healthy meals • Reduce refined carbs intake • Reduce fat intake • Consume 5 fruits & vegetables per day
Sufficient physical activity for health Know amount physical activity needed for health • Describe what type exercise, how long, how often, how hard Determine if achieving moderate-vigorous physical activity • Learn how to assess level of exertion • Practice achieving moderate-vigorous level physical activity Engage in daily moderate-vigorous physical activity for 30 min • Feel confident can fit into daily life • Feel confident on skills • Understand the connection of values to daily physical activity, • Notice change in energy level, sleep and mood • Monitor progress • Find exercise enjoyable • Not be embarrassed by skill/fitness level • Engage in 30 min of moderate-vigorous physical activity per day