Table 4: Mean values and SD for individual fitness tests by participation in organized sports. and values are from MANCOVA.

Children's participation in organized sports per weekMANCOVA
Less than once1-2 times
More often

20 m sprint (s)4.99 (0.48)4.83 (0.41)4.74 (0.42)2.3700.092
Sit and reach (cm)0.56 (6.52)2.14 (5.95)3.00 (5.66)6.8410.001*
Medicine ball shot put (cm)277.53 (69.47)294.17 (63.27)305.23 (60.57)5.7230.003*
6 min endurance run (m)800.64 (123.16)866.47 (138.86)897.37 (124.57)5.5040.004*
Obstacle run (s)25.21 (4.49)23.71 (4.57)22.96 (4.07)2.5550.078
Throw-and-turn (points) 13.43 (10.46)16.58 (11.25)19.57 (11.52)4.1200.017*
Ball aiming (points)7.75 (3.78)8.21 (4.19)9.23 (4.31)0.9280.396
One leg balancing (points)1.02 (0.57)0.84 (0.57)0.81 (0.62)3.5850.028*

Difference between less than once a week and weekly sports participation.