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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for age, frequency, duration, intensity and BREQ subscales

From: Exercise motivation: a cross-sectional analysis examining its relationships with frequency, intensity, and duration of exercise

Variables Females (n = 594) Males (n = 460)
  M SD a M SD  
Age 24.15 9.81   24.15 9.35  
Frequency (times/week) 3.97 1.70   4.20 1.84  
Duration (mins) 65.21 26.80   70.02 29.78  
Intensity (LTEQ-METS) 70.55 38.42   68.63 41.19  
Intrinsic motivation 3.06 0.75 .87 3.07 0.82 .88
Integrated regulation 2.70 1.02 .90 2.76 1.00 .89
Identified regulation 3.22 0.68 .76 3.16 0.74 .79
Introjected regulation 1.97 1.08 .80 1.72 1.15 .82
External regulation 0.82 0.84 .84 0.84 0.87 .85
Amotivation 0.13 0.31 .54 0.20 0.47 .79
  1. Note. M = Mean; SD = standard deviation; BREQ = Behavioral Regulation in Exercise Questionnaire; LTEQ = Leisure Time Exercise Questionnaire; BREQ scale, 0 = "not true for me" to 4 = "very true for me.