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Table 1 Examples of performance and change objectives related to the Olympic sports event

From: Co-designing obesity prevention interventions together with children: intervention mapping meets youth-led participatory action research

Program goal: More children participate in sports activities
Performance objective childrenSkills + self-efficacyKnowledgePerceived social normsAttitude
Children participate in sports activities of their own preference:
- Children ask their parents for financial aid to participate in a sports activity
- Children choose the sports activity that they like most
- Children structurally participate in a sports activity of their own preference
- Children participate in a sports activity independent of where their friends are going
- Children demonstrate confidence in participating in sports activities independent of their friends
- Children know the sports activities that are on offer
- Children know the sports activities that they prefer
- Children know alternative financial possibilities to cover their sports participation
- Children recognize that peers participate in sports activities of their own preference- Children have positive feelings towards participating in sports activities
Parents facilitate participation of their children in organized sports activities- Parents demonstrate that they can find alternative financial possibilities to cover sports memberships- Parents know the advantages of sports participation
- Parents know the alternative financial possibilities to cover their child’s sports participation
- Parents acknowledge that it is nothing to be ashamed of to ask for financial aid for sports participation coverage- Parents express positive feelings towards their child’s sports participation
Teachers and school management stimulate children to participate in sports activities- Teachers have confidence they can stimulate children to participate in sports activities.
- School management demonstrates that they can offer sports activities that are of interest to children
- Teachers know which sports activities for children are organized in the community
- Teachers know which alternative financial possibilities there are for children to cover sports memberships
- Teachers and school management recognize that children at other schools are being stimulated to participate in sports activities- Teachers and school management feel positive about children participating in sports activities
Policy makers increase the capacity of popular sports activities organized by the local government - Policy makers know the sports activities for which higher capacity is wanted - Policy makers feel positive about making more sports coaches/
materials/centers available for children’s sports activities
  1. For each level – children, parents, schools, local government – one performance objective and its change objectives are given
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