Table 1

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

Variables

Females (n = 594)

Males (n = 460)

M

SD

α

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


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.

Duncan et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:7   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-7

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