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Table 1 Mean (SD) across PA grouping with significant main effects and effect size of two-way ANOVA’s

From: Youth-Physical Activity Towards Health: evidence and background to the development of the Y-PATH physical activity intervention for adolescents

     Physical activity grouping   
Variable Gender N Overall Low Moderate High Main effect Partial eta squared
BMI Male 131 19.89 (3.45) 20.60 (4.32) 19.61 (3.04) 19.93 (3.25) No sig.  
Female 113 20.17 (3.13) 20.26 (2.77) 20.16 (3.28) 19.79 (3.49)
Total FMS Male 120 61.93 (5.56) 60.81 (6.03) 62.51 (6.76) 62.18 (4.14) No sig.  
Female 103 60.13 (5.33) 60.73 (5.14) 60.60 (4.90) 59.96 (5.30)
Object control Male 110 36.62 (2.62) 36.13 (2.81) 36.49 (3.17) 36.75 (1.97) Gender, F(1,199) = 9.147, p = 0.003 0.044
Female 95 35.27 (2.82) 35.30 (2.93) 35.57 (2.71) 35.04 (2.47)
Loco-motor Male 120 25.31 (4.19) 24.68 (4.61) 26.03 (4.63) 25.43 (3.39) No sig.  
Female 103 24.85 (3.94) 25.43 (3.45) 25.03 (3.67) 24.93 (4.16)
Self efficacy Male 133 25.36 (4.04) 23.74 (41.8) 26.30 (4.17) 25.73 (3.47) PA, F(2,245) = 4.087, p = 0.018 0.032
Female 118 24.80 (4.27) 24.28 (4.58) 24.74 (4.20) 25.56 (3.90)
Benefits Male 133 31.71 (4.04) 31.23 (4.80) 32.11 (3.88) 31.71 (3.55) PA, F(2,245) = 3.513, p = 0.031 0.028
Female 118 31.31 (4.24) 30.19 (4.23) 32.68 (3.40) 31.27 (4.23)
Barriers Male 133 33.86 (8.12) 32.63 (7.85) 35.07 (7.05) 33.67 (9.21) PA, F(2,245) = 3.650, p = 0.027 0.029
Female 118 33.91 (6.57) 31.76 (6.61) 34.29 (5.51) 36.38 (6.81)
Attitudes Male 129 13.78 (2.30) 12.87 (2.43) 14.09 (2.16) 14.18 (2.17) PA, F(2,240) = 11.332, p = 0.000 0.086
Female 118 33.91 (6.57) 31.76 (6.61) 34.29 (5.51) 36.38 (6.81)
Social support Male 129 16.14 (3.94) 15.89 (4.03) 15.88 (3.44) 16.55 (4.32) No Sig.  
Female 117 15.90 (3.12) 15.52 (2.99) 16.57 (3.32) 15.68 (3.04)