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Table 1 Percentiles of performance for selected fitness tests by sex and age

From: Strong inverse association between physical fitness and overweight in adolescents: a large school-based survey

    Boys Girls
Age (yr) N Centile Agility [10*5 m runs] (sec) Multi-stage shuttle run (n) Sprint [40 m] (sec) Jump lateral (cm) Jump vertical (cm) Throw small ball (m) Throw basket ball (m) Sit up in 30 sec (n) Push up in 60 sec (n) Agility [10*5 m runs] (sec) Multi-stage shuttle run (n) Sprint [40 m] (sec) Jump lateral (cm) Jump vertical (cm) Throw small ball (m) Throw basket ball (m) Sit up in 30 sec (n) Push up in 60 sec (n)
12 545 boys P10 23.9 1.8 8.2 135 23 13.6 4.0 12 9 25.6 1.5 9.0 118 22 9.4 3.7 8 12
  505 girls P25 22.8 2.8 7.6 150 26 16.6 4.5 15 14 24.3 1.8 8.3 129 25 11.1 4.1 11 15
   P50 21.7 4.0 7.2 166 30 19.8 5.0 18 18 23.0 3.0 7.7 144 28 12.8 4.7 14 19
   P75 20.7 5.8 6.8 182 33 22.9 5.6 21 23 21.8 4.0 7.2 160 31 15.1 5.1 17 23
   P90 19.9 7.0 6.3 198 38 26.0 6.3 24 28 20.9 5.3 6.8 176 35 17.5 5.6 19 27
   P95 19.4 7.5 6.1 207 40 28.0 6.9 26 31 20.3 6.3 6.5 185 37 19.0 6.0 21 29
13 631 boys P10 23.7 2.0 8.0 140 26 15.5 4.5 13 10 25.5 1.5 9.0 118 23 10.0 4.0 8 11
  593 girls P25 22.1 3.0 7.2 160 29 18.4 5.0 15 15 24.0 2.0 8.0 131 26 12.0 4.5 11 15
   P50 21.0 5.0 7.0 179 33 22.8 5.9 19 20 22.8 3.3 7.4 150 29 13.8 5.0 14 20
   P75 20.0 6.5 6.2 198 38 27.3 6.8 22 26 21.6 4.8 7.0 166 33 16.3 5.6 18 23
   P90 19.0 8.0 6.0 210 42 31.1 7.7 25 30 20.7 5.8 6.4 182 36 19.2 6.0 21 28
   P95 18.6 8.3 5.8 220 45 34.0 8.0 26 33 20.0 6.3 6.0 192 39 21.0 6.3 22 30
14 658 boys P10 23.0 2.5 8.0 150 27 18.0 5.0 14 11 25.0 5.8 8.6 185 37 20.6 6.2 21 29
  648 girls P25 21.5 4.0 7.0 172 31 22.0 6.0 17 16 23.7 4.8 8.0 170 33 17.5 6.0 18 25
   P50 20.2 5.8 6.5 196 36 26.4 6.8 20 21 22.0 3.8 7.2 151 30 15.0 5.3 15 21
   P75 19.4 7.0 6.0 211 40 31.7 7.6 23 28 21.0 2.3 6.9 135 27 12.2 4.9 12 17
   P90 18.8 8.0 5.8 228 44 36.5 8.5 26 33 20.2 2.0 6.4 119 24 10.7 4.3 9 14
   P95 18.3 8.8 5.6 236 47 39.0 9.0 28 38 19.9 1.5 6.0 113 22 9.9 4.0 6 11
15 503 boys P10 22.7 3.5 7.2 165 30 20.0 6.0 15 13 25.1 2.0 8.8 120 24 11.0 4.5 9 12
  516 girls P25 21.2 5.0 6.9 190 34 25.1 6.6 18 17 24.0 2.8 8.0 138 27 13.0 5.0 11 16
   P50 20.0 6.5 6.1 208 39 30.2 7.6 21 22 22.5 4.0 7.3 154 30 15.1 5.4 15 20
   P75 19.1 8.0 6.0 225 43 35.6 8.3 24 28 21.2 5.0 7.0 172 34 18.3 6.0 18 25
   P90 18.6 8.6 5.7 241 47 39.8 9.0 27 35 20.4 6.0 6.4 193 37 22.0 6.4 20 30
   P95 18.0 9.2 5.4 247 49 42.6 9.6 28 40 20.0 6.5 6.0 200 39 24.1 6.8 23 34