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Table 2 Prediction properties of the PSDQ subdomains with objectively measured variables of muscle strength and physical. Values are Pearson product moment correlations

From: Relationships between self perceptions and physical activity behaviour, fear of falling, and physical function among older adults

  Gait speed Grip strength Sit-to-stand Knee strength
Physical activity .14 −.13 .10 −.02
Appearance .22 .15 −.07 .03
Body fat .08 .11 .03 .02
Coordination .09 .19 .05 .20
Endurance/fitness .04 .11 .24* .15
Flexibility .18 .12 .25* .22
Sport competence −.03 .21 .12 .29*
Strength .13 .35** .22 .42**
Health .04 .10 .25* .06
Physical Self-Esteem .02 .06 .06 .12
Global Self-Esteem −.06 .09 −.01 −.03
  1. *: p < 0.05. **: p < 0.01. PSDQ Physical Self-Description Questionnaire