Table 3: Children’s data. Descriptive, Paired Sample -test of the physical activity measurement at and . Data are presented as mean ± SD.

CharacteristicsCohen’s d

Physical activity data
Children (5–12)
 6 MinWT (cm)679.54 ± 85.66716.56 ± 159.12n.s.n.s.n.s.
 Ball TA (cm)4.47 ± 0.775.06 ± 0.97−4.75.001.67
 Ball TB (cm)4.74 ± 1.105.55 ± 1.42−6.71.001.63
 30 m sprint (s)7.24 ± 0.796.37 ± 0.797.98.0011.1
 VB (cm)−3.05 ± 8.45−2.10 ± 8.70n.s.n.s.n.s.
 HB (cm)32.26 ± 9.9733.38 ± 9.72−2.06.05.11
 Sargent (cm)23.03 ± 5.9926.60 ± 7.07−4.66.001.54

Statistical significance was considered at ; 6 MinWT = six minutes’ walking test; ball TA = medicine ball throw ahead; ball TB = medicine ball throw behind; 30 m sprint = 30 metres’ speed test; VB = vertical bending value at sit and reach test, HB = horizontal bending values at sit and reach test; Sargent = Sargent Test Value.