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Table 2 Fitness Sample: Means, Standard Deviations, and Bivariate Correlations (N = 227)

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 8.19 3.08 -    
  Male 7.68 3.22 -    
  Female 8.66 2.89 -    
2. Childhood Object Control
Skill (possible range 0–15)
 
  Overall 9.67 3.20 0.26** -   
  Male 11.52 2.65 0.39** -   
  Female 7.99 2.69 0.46** -   
3. Adolescent Perceived
Sports Competence
(possible range 6–24)
 
  Overall 16.89 3.45 0.11 0.39** -  
  Male 17.89 3.12 0.03 0.22* -  
  Female 15.98 3.49 0.35** 0.36** -  
4. Adolescent Fitness Level
(number of laps on MFT)
 
  Overall 49.83 24.04 0.03 0.39** 0.46** -
  Male 62.40 23.55 0.02 0.11 0.23* -
  Female 38.43 18.12 0.24** 0.23* 0.54** -
  1. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)