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Table 1 Basic descriptive statistics of the study participants (N = 1612)

From: Functional endurance capacity is associated with multiple other physical fitness components in 7–14-year-olds: a cross-sectional study

Study variables Total sample (N = 1612) Boys (N = 765) Girls (N = 847) p-value*
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 9.7 (2.4) 9.8 (2.4) 9.6 (2.3) 0.148
Height (cm) 151.0 (176) 152.0 (19.4) 150.2 (15.7) 0.046
Weight (kg) 45.1 (19.1) 46.5 (13.3) 43.9 (14.04) 0.006
Body-mass index (kg/m2) 20.2 (3.4) 21.6 (3.6) 19.9 (3.3) < 0.001
Sit-and-reach test (cm) 20.4 (8.3) 17.6 (8.3) 23.0 (7.3) < 0.001
Standing broad jump (cm) 158.5 (43.5) 164.4 (38.9) 153.1 (46.7) < 0.001
Sit-ups in 30 s (reps) 17.1 (7.0) 17.8 (7.2) 16.5 (6.8) < 0.001
10 × 5 shuttle run (sec) 23.1 (3.0) 22.6 (3.2) 23.6 (2.8) < 0.001
20-m shuttle run (level) 4.3 (1.9) 4.9 (2.2) 3.9 (1.4) < 0.001
  1. *denotes significant differences between boys and girls
  2. p < 0.05