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Table 3 Differences in general parental attitudes with regard to their own and their child’s exercise behaviour (N = 314)

From: Aerobic and strength exercises for youngsters aged 12 to 15: what do parents think?

   Parent Child t (df) p
M (sd) M (sd)
General attitude (1–7) Sport 5.33 (.96) 5.87 (.87) −11.84 (313) < .001
Aerobic 5.18 (1.02) 5.54 (.94) −6.78 (313) < .001
  Strength 4.09 (1.10) 4.03 (1.33) .83 (313) .41