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Table 3 Objectively measured habitual school-timea physical activity and sedentary behaviour for intervention and control groups at T0, T1 and T2

From: Effects of a peer-led Walking In ScHools intervention (the WISH study) on physical activity levels of adolescent girls: a cluster randomised pilot study

  Control (n = 48) Intervention (n = 41) Group time (p)b
Mean SD Mean SD
Sedentaryc 0.010
 Baseline (T0) 309.94 24.81 325.08 18.90  
 End of intervention (T1)d 310.41 38.11 317.12e 22.96  
 4mths post-intervention (T2)f 319.89g,h 26.46 334.92g,h 20.90  
Light PAc 0.011
 Baseline (T0) 118.73 19.88 105.18 16.83  
 End of intervention (T1)d 117.94 20.09 112.47e 20.63  
 4mths post-intervention (T2)f 104.08g,h 17.36 96.95g,h 18.07  
Moderate PAc 0.015
 Baseline (T0)i 16.88 6.86 15.21 6.09  
 End of intervention (T1)d 20.50e 8.26 17.41e 5.99  
 4mths post-intervention (T2) 19.39g 7.11 14.82h 5.83  
Vigorous PAc 0.056
 Baseline (T0) 5.44 4.39 5.09 3.96  
 End of intervention (T1) 6.62 6.50 3.99 3.41  
 4mths post-intervention (T2) 5.30 4.62 3.74g 2.79  
Total PAc 0.002
 Baseline (T0)i 141.06 24.81 125.48 19.20  
 End of intervention (T1)d 145.07 27.67 133.88e 22.96  
 4mths post-intervention (T2)f 128.76g,h 22.44 115.50g,h 21.09  
  1. PA Physical activity
  2. aSchool-time filter (08:30–16:00)
  3. bDifferences between groups compared using mixed between-within subjects ANOVA
  4. cEvenson [35]
  5. dSignificantly different (p < 0.05) changes between groups from T1 to T2
  6. eSignificantly different (p < 0.05) changes within groups from T0 to T1
  7. fSignificantly different (p < 0.05) changes between groups from T0 to T2
  8. gSignificantly different (p < 0.05) changes within groups from T0 to T2
  9. hSignificantly different (p < 0.05) within groups from T1 to T2
  10. iSignificantly different (p < 0.05) changes between groups from T0 to T1