Table 4

 Correlations between body composition (BMI z score, waist circumference) and Vo2max with time in minutes spent sedentary, and in moderate, vigorous and hard activity

VariableModerate(min)Hard(min)Vigorous(min)Sedentary(min)Vo2max
*p<0.05, **p<0.01.
–, indicates no correlation analysis undertaken.
BMI (z score)
    All–0.14–0.12–0.060.05–0.27**
    Male–0.42**–0.17–0.250.22–0.43**
    Female0.07–0.090.15–0.06–0.22**
Waist
    Male–0.47**–0.09–0.31*0.33*–0.50**
    Female–0.01–0.54–0.07–0.01–0.33**
Vo2max
    All0.21**0.23**–0.12
    Male0.260.22–0.14
    Female–0.11–0.10–0.12