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Table 2 Longitudinal changes in physical activity during the transition from primary to secondary school

From: Changes in physical activity during the transition from primary to secondary school in Belgian children: what is the role of the school environment?

  T1 T2 ß
Self-reported PA    
Active transport to and from school (mean min/day) 11.35 (13.35) 17.23 (17.83) 5.84 (1.16)***
Extracurricular PA (mean min/day) 23.12 (18.67) 10.72 (15.09) −10.52 (1.26)***
Total PA level (mean min/day) 80.62 (41.62) 69.49 (40.42) −8.90 (2.59)**
Pedometer/acceleromete determined PA    
Pedometer/accelerometer weekday steps (mean steps/day) 11 242.36 (3548.01) 10 940.92 (3729.48) −423.98 (255.43)
Accelerometer weekday MVPA (mean min/day) § 27.69 (19.15) 31.74 (23.97) 4.85 (2.42)*
  1. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05.
  2. Physical activity (PA).
  3. Moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA).
  4. T1 = first phase, baseline primary school measurements.
  5. T2 = second phase, follow-up secondary school measurements.
  6. §Data collected in subsample.