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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the sample of 8530 participants (4263 girls; 4267 boys)

From: A cross-sectional study exploring the relationship between age, gender, and physical measures with adequacy in and predilection for physical activity

  Total sample Boys Girls
M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
CSAPPA predilectiona 28.9 (5.8) 29.1 (5.9) 28.8 (5.7)
CSAPPA adequacyb 21.9 (4.2) 22.4 (4.2) 21.4 (4.2)
Age (years) 10.6 (1.2) 10.6 (1.2) 10.6 (1.2)
Sit and reach (cm) 28.2 (8.4) 25.4 (7.5) 31.0 (8.3)
Hand grip (kg) 33.6 (9.4) 34.5 (9.5) 32.7 (9.2)
PACER (laps) 23.6 (14.2) 26.1 (16.0) 21.1 (11.7)
BMI (z) 0.6 (1.3) 0.7 (1.3) 0.5 (1.2)
CAMSAc 20.7 (3.8) 21.1 (3.9) 20.4 (3.8)
Plank (seconds) 61.7 (43.1) 62.0 (43.9) 61.4 (42.4)
  1. aRange from 9 to 36
  2. bRange from 7 to 28
  3. cRange from 0 to 28
  4. BMI body mass index, CAMSA Canadian Agility and Movement Skill Assessment, CSAPPA Children’s Self-Perception and Adequacy in and Predilection for Physical Activity, M mean, PACER Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run, SD standard deviation