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Table 4 COM-B diagnosis of factors that influence participation in physical activity

From: Evidence-based policy making for health promotion to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in Moldova

Capability
(Psychological and Physical)
Opportunity
(Physical and Social)
Motivation
(Reflective and Automatic)
Unaware of guidelines in relation to own behaviourNo-one to go withLack of confidence
Often forgets to be activeLack of support to be activeLow outcome expectancies
Lack of headspace to planNot enough money for gymHabitual inactivity
Low stamina/energyUnsupportive environmentRestricted by emotion (nervous/scared)
  1. *COM-B Capability, Opportunity and Motivation