Table 1

Descriptive characteristics and steps per minute of the sample by sex.

Boys N= 415

Girls N= 368


Age (years)

5.2 (± 0.4)

5.3 (± 0.4)

Length (m)

1.14 (± 0.05)

1.13 (± 0.05)

Weight(KG)

20.6 (± 3.5)

20.2 (± 3.2)

Steps per minute

65 (± 36)

54 (± 28)

Steps per minute square root

7.7 (± 2.1)

7.1 (± 1.9)


Cardon et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:11   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-11

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