Skip to main content

Table 1 Physical Activity Sample: Means, Standard Deviations, and Bivariate Correlations (N = 250)

From: Perceived sports competence mediates the relationship between childhood motor skill proficiency and adolescent physical activity and fitness: a longitudinal assessment

Variable Sample M SD 1 2 3 4
1. Childhood Locomotor
Skill (possible range 0–15)
 
  Overall 8.18 3.05 _    
  Male 7.66 3.20 _    
  Female 8.65 2.83 _    
2. Childhood Object
Control Skill (possible
range 0–15)
 
  Overall 9.54 3.20 0.22** _   
  Male 11.36 2.67 0.36** _   
  Female 7.88 2.71 0.38** _   
3. Adolescent Perceived
Sports Competence
(possible range 6–24)
 
  Overall 16.97 3.48 0.12 0.34** _  
  Male 17.91 3.21 0.06 0.17 _  
  Female 16.11 3.51 0.26** 0.31** _  
4. Adolescent Time in
Physical Activity
(minutes per week)
 
  Overall 829.86 553.53 -0.08 0.28** 0.36** _
  Male 988.9 601.42 -0.02 0.22* 0.25** _
  Female 685.4 463.99 0.10 0.11 0.37** _
  1. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)