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Table 4 Standardized Parameter Estimates of Indirect Effects and R2 value

From: Motivational climate, need satisfaction, self-determined motivation, and physical activity of students in secondary school physical education in China

Parameter Total effect Direct effect Indirect effect
Autonomy support → SDI 0.072* −0.053 0.125**
Task-involving climate → SDI 0.542** 0.394** 0.149**
Relatedness support → SDI 0.052 −0.042 0.094*
Ego-involving climate → SDI −0.075* −0.126** 0.051**
Autonomy support → MVPA −0.133** −0.166* 0.033
Task-involving climate → MVPA 0.177** 0.078 0.099**
Relatedness support → MVPA −0.040 −0.006 −0.034
Ego-involving climate → MVPA −0.006 −0.016 0.009**
Relatedness → MVPA −0.096 −0.118* 0.021
Autonomy → MVPA 0.029 −0.001 0.029**
Competence → MVPA 0.191** 0.181** 0.010
  R2 value   
Autonomy 0.548   
Competence 0.300   
Relatedness 0.648   
SDI 0.332   
MVPA 0.014   
  1. SDI self-determined motivation index, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
  2. *P < .05, **P < .01