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Table 1 Descriptive Results of the Variables – Mean (Standard Deviation) and Percentage (%)

From: Effects of cardiorespiratory fitness and weight status on knowledge of physical activity and fitness, attitude toward physical education, and physical activity

Variables PAF Knowledge Attitude PA SB PACER Laps PACER HFZ% BMI BMI HFZ%
Gender
 Boys 49%(18%) 74.94 (12.62)** 3.51(.77)* 2.48(.69) 35.59 (19.95)** 54.8% 22.56 (5.29) 44.2%
 Girls 53%(14%) 70.34 (13.47)** 3.31(.82)* 2.56(.83) 25.80 (15.06)** 63.9% 23.07 (5.60) 49.7%
Grade
 6th G 52%(15%) 74.65 (11.24)a 3.28(.92) 2.22(.75)ab 26.63 (15.53) 56.7% 21.99 (5.38) 47.8%
 7th G 55%(15%)a 73.38 (13.28) 3.47(.78) 2.60(.78)a 30.62 (18.73) 61.0% 22.81 (5.97) 44.7%
 8th G 47%(18%)a 69.73 (14.41)a 3.42(.72) 2.69(.70)b 33.54 (19.22) 60.4% 23.51 (4.85) 49.1%
  1. PAF knowledge physical activity and fitness knowledge, PA physical activity, SB sedentary behavior, PACER progressive aerobic cardiovascular endurance run, HFZ healthy fitness zone, BMI body mass index. *p < .05; **p < .01. adenotes significant difference (p < .05) between two groups; bdenotes significant difference (p < .05) between the other two groups