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Table 3 Results of independent t-tests for the four skills between the two cohorts by gender

From: Examination of motor skill competency in students: evidence-based physical education curriculum

Skill Tests M SD t* df Sig. (2 tails)
  (Boys vs Girls) (Boys vs Girls)    
Year 1
Running 6.54 vs 6.46 1.20 vs 1.20 1.331 1585 .183
Dribbling 6.27 vs 5.97 1.65 vs 1.59 3.462 1382 .001
Weight Transferring 12.53 vs 12.19 2.71 vs 2.72 2.208 1219 .027
Underhand Catching 19.01 vs 18.95 3.67 vs 3.68 .302 1324 .762
Year 2
Running 6.68 vs 6.75 1.22 vs 3.30 -.490 1225 .624
Dribbling 6.85 vs 6.29 1.50 vs 1.65 5.835 1070 .000
Weight Transferring 14.66 vs 14.21 4/93 vs 2.31 2.276 1050 .024
Underhand Catching 20.59 vs 20.12 3.68 vs 3.75 2.286 1275 .022
  1. t = equal variances not assumed