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Table 3 Physical activity intensity by segment type

From: Physical activity patterns across time-segmented youth sport flag football practice

Percentage of time, adjusted mean (95% CI)
  Low-energy stationary behavior Differencesa
(p < .05)
VPA Differencesa
(p < .05)
MVPA Differencesa
(p < .05)
Task
 a. Warm-up 10.63 (4.79–16.06) d, e, h 23.40 (19.68–27.12) e, f, g, h 53.92 (46.84–60.96) b, e, f, g, h, i
 b. Fitness 15.73 (8.84–22.56) d 20.08 (15.00–25.20) e, f, g, h, i 36.75 (27.73–45.82) a, c, d, e
 c. Free-play 8.16 (0.00–16.43) e, h 17.97 (11.53–24.47) e, h, i, 51.51 (40.72–62.28) b, e, f, g, h, i
 d. Game-play 4.03 (0.00–9.88) a, b, e, g, h, i, 23.84 (19.49–28.11) e, f, h, i, 53.56 (46.35–60.85) b, e, f, g, h, i
 e. Management 21.86 (17.59–26.21) a, c, d, f, g, h, i 10.01 (7.16–13.04) a, b, c, d, g, 27.81 (23.70–33.90) a, b, c, d, g,
 f. Scrimmage 11.20 (4.54–17.86) e, h 11.12 (5.81–16.39) a, b, d, 30.20 (21.19–39.22) a, c, d
 g. Self-care 14.26 (9.79–18.81) d, e, h 13.08 (9.96–16.24) a, b, e, i 37.73 (31.23–44.17) a, c, d, e, h
 h. Sport-skill 17.58 (13.29–21.91) a, c, d, e, f, g, i 10.73 (7.76–13.64) a, b, c, d, 31.56 (25.52–37.68) a, c, d, g
 i. Strategy 12.58 (8.29–16.91) d, e, h 8.48 (5.56–11.44) b, c, d, g 30.62 (24.33–36.87) a, c, d
  Low-energy stationary behavior Differencesb
(p < .05)
VPA Differencesb
(p < .05)
MVPA Differencesb
(p < .05)
Member Arrangement
 a. One v One 12.53 (4.46–20.54) None 16.09 (9.63–22.57) None 35.29 (24.72–45.88) None
 b. Small group 13.27 (7.12–19.28) None 10.06 (5.20–15.00) None 35.55 (27.37–43.83) None
 c. Whole group 15.52 (11.97–19.03) None 12.47 (9.76–15.24) None 34.53 (29.21–39.79) None
  Low-energy stationary behavior Differencesc
(p < .05)
VPA Differencesc
(p < .05)
MVPA Differencesc
(p < .05)
Setting Demand
 a. Disadvantaged 18.76 (14.68–22.92) b 10.30 (7.16–13.44) b 29.07 (23.22–34.98) b
 b. Optimal 14.21 (10.67–17.73) a 13.21 (10.65–15.75) a 36.06 (30.81–41.39) a
  1. aSignificance from mixed effects model (e.g.,‘a’ denotes difference from warm-up)
  2. bSignificance from mixed effects model (no significant differences found)
  3. cSignificance from mixed effects model (e.g.,‘a’ denotes difference from disadvantaged)