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Table 4 Reference values (50th percentile or mean) for physical fitness from cited studies

From: Physical fitness and anthropometric normative values among Colombian-Indian schoolchildren

Age (boys) Present study
n = 576
Colombia [72, 76]
n = 7268
UK [77, 78]
n = 7147
EU [46]a
n = 3428
Age (girls) Present study
n = 576
Colombia [72, 76]
n = 7268
UK [77, 78]
n = 7147
EU [46]a
n = 3428
CRF (ml•kg•min−1)c
10 to 10.9 52.8 22.0 47.1b 51.6b 10 to 10.9 48.0 16.0 44.7b 46.8b
11 to 11.9 51.6 23.5 45.9b 51.1b 11 to 11.9 49.1 18.0 43.0b 47.5b
12 to 12.9 51.2 27.0 45.3b 51.9b 12 to 12.9 47.4 20.0 41.9b 46.6b
13 to 13.9 51.9 34.0 45.2b 50.0b 13 to 13.9 45.9 21.0 40.7b 44.4b
14 to 14.9 51.6 40.0 46.6b 50.1b 14 to 14.9 42.9 23.0 39.2b 41.6b
15 to 15.9 52.2 48.0 45.7b 50.2b 15 to 15.9 40.5 22.0 37.2b 41.1b
16 to 16.9 52.6 52.0 46.4b 49.9b 16 to 16.9 42.1 25.0 37.8b 39.5b
17 to 17.9 52.2 54.0 49.6b 17 to 17.9 37.2 25.0 38.6b
Standing broad jump (cm)
10 to 10.9 132.0 118.0 138.0 10 to 10.9 110.2 102.0 126.0
11 to 11.9 134.8 123.0 143.0 11 to 11.9 116.3 107.0 133.0
12 to 12.9 142.3 126.0 149.0 12 to 12.9 128.8 110.0 140.0
13 to 13.9 165.0 139.0 156.0 159.0 13 to 13.9 126.3 114.0 145.0 140.0
14 to 14.9 162.7 148.0 166.0 176.0 14 to 14.9 134.0 115.0 150.0 144.0
15 to 15.9 183.0 158.0 178.0 189.0 15 to 15.9 119.7 115.0 154.0 145.0
16 to 16.9 189.0 163.0 189.0 199.0 16 to 16.9 133.0 117.0 156.0 147.0
17 to 17.9 198.0 165.0 208.0 17 to 17.9 132.0 120.0 150.0
Handgrip (kg)
10 to 10.9 13.9 14.1 16.6 10 to 10.9 13.9 13.4 15.5
11 to 11.9 13.9 15.6 19.6 11 to 11.9 13.9 15.3 18.7
12 to 12.9 14.7 17.5 22.6 12 to 12.9 13.9 18.1 21.2
13 to 13.9 17.2 21.1 27.2 26.2 13 to 13.9 15.3 19.5 23.5 23.6
14 to 14.9 19.3 23.8 32.5 32.2 14 to 14.9 17.7 21.9 25.8 25.2
15 to 15.9 23.5 28.5 39.0 37.7 15 to 15.9 19.9 21.5 26.9 26.2
16 to 16.9 27.4 31.1 41.8 16 to 16.9 17.0 22.7 26.6
17 to 17.9 32.9 33.5 45.1 17 to 17.9 19.3 23.3 27.6
4 × 10 m run (s)
10 to 10.9 12.3 13.8 10 to 10.9 13.3 15.0
11 to 11.9 12.1 13.8 11 to 11.9 13.2 14.5
12 to 12.9 11.7 13.4 12 to 12.9 12.6 14.4
13 to 13.9 11.5 13.1 12.0 13 to 13.9 12.5 14.5 12.8
14 to 14.9 11.5 12.9 11.7 14 to 14.9 12.2 14.3 12.7
15 to 15.9 11.0 12.5 11.2 15 to 15.9 13.0 14.3 12.7
16 to 16.9 10.5 12.3 10.9 16 to 16.9 12.7 14.5 12.6
17 to 17.9 10.6 11.9 10.9 17 to 17.9 12.6 14.3 12.6
  1. CRF cardiorespiratory fitness. aEU: from 10 European cities in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece (an inland city and an island city), Hungary, Italy, Spain and Sweden
  2. bmean. cVO2peak (ml•kg−1•min−1) predicted using the Leger et al. equation [25]. – Not reported