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Table 5 Summary of the key findings regarding factors to take into account with respect to physical activity promotion in French Canadians with type 2 diabetes

From: Understanding physical activity intentions among French Canadians with type 2 diabetes: an extension of Ajzen's theory of planned behaviour

Factors Intervention objectives Intervention targets
Perceived behavioural control Develop strategies to overcome regular physical activity barriers. -Financial constraints
-Health problems
-Lacking time
-Lacking access to facilities
-Working schedule
Moral Norm Develop a sense of moral obligation to engage in regular physical activity. -Testimonials from health professionals to highlight the importance of regular physical activity on glycemic control
Attitude Identify positive outcomes related to regular physical activity. -Mental health