From: Novel patterns of physical activity in a large sample of preschool-aged children
MVPA Pattern |
All Participants (N = 1131) |
Girls (N = 583) |
Boys (N = 548) | Test | P value^{1} |
---|---|---|---|---|---|
Isolated spurt | |||||
Frequency (SD) | 44.0 (9.1) | 44.9 (9.1) | 43.1 (8.9) | Rank-sum | < 0.001 |
Duration (SD) | 0.34 (0.02) | 0.34 (0.02) | 0.34 (0.02) | Rank-sum | 0.004* |
Isolated sustained activity | |||||
Frequency (SD) | 1.1 (0.6) | 1.1 (0.5) | 1.2 (0.6) | Rank-sum | < 0.001 |
Duration (SD) | 1.73 (0.44) | 1.69 (0.42) | 1.76 (0.45) | Rank-sum | 0.001* |
Clustered spurt | |||||
Frequency (SD) | 36.5 (9.6) | 36.3 (9.8) | 36.7 (9.3) | T-test | 0.4 |
Duration (SD) | 3.33 (0.62) | 3.15 (0.54) | 3.52 (0.64) | Rank-sum | < 0.001* |
MVPA duration within clustered spurt event | 2.02 (0.46) | 1.89 (0.39) | 2.17 (0.48) | Rank-sum | < 0.001* |
Clustered sustained activity | |||||
Frequency (SD) | 2.6 (1.4) | 2.2 (1.2) | 3.0 (1.6) | Rank-sum | < 0.001 |
Duration (SD) | 8.35 (2.86) | 7.86 (2.76) | 8.88 (2.87) | Rank-sum | < 0.001* |
MVPA duration within clustered sustained activity event | 6.69 (2.29) | 6.28 (2.18) | 7.12 (2.33) | Rank-sum | < 0.001* |