Sources

  Sample size  
Country % male Age (years) Body mass index Waist circumference 20m shuttle run test Standing long jump Handgrip strength Reference  
Albania 53.7% 10-18 2,115     2,114 1,984 Markola et al. 1997
Markola L et al. Eurofit per femije: Për moshat 7–18 vjeç. Tirane, Albania: Qendra Kerkimore Shkencore e Sportit, 1997.
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Austria 48.9% 13-18 425 415 269 390 388 Show reference  
Austria 48.0% 8-10 204     204   Show reference  
Belgium 46.4% 13--18 343 337 332 334 337 Show reference  
Belgium 53.0% 6--14 2,893 2,689 2,373 2,795 2,800 Show reference  
Belgium 48.5% 6--10     650 707 705 Show reference  
Belgium 58.0% 13--18 515   554 561 262 Show reference *
Belgium 48.9% 10--11 591   591 591 591 Show reference *
Belgium 51.9% 11--18 6,493   6,418 6,526 6,537 Show reference *
Belgium 49.9% 13--18 5,683   5,535 5,660 5,690 Show reference *
Belgium 44.8% 13--18 3,135         Show reference *
Belgium 52.5% 13--16 2,225   2,225 895   Show reference *
Belgium 49.1% 10--13 1,055   1,055 1,055 1,055 Show reference *
Bosnia and Herzegovina 52.3% 12--15 843   843 843   Show reference  
Bulgaria 52.5% 10--18 497     497 497 Dimitrova, 2001
Dimitrova D. Physical fitness of children and adolescents in relation with age-specific changes in body composition (thesis). Sofia,Bulgaria: National Sports Academia, 2001
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Croatia 50.5% 15--18 794 820 596 505   Show reference  
Croatia 51.6% 6--8 349         Show reference  
Croatia 44.6% 16--18 1,036 1,033   1,036   Show reference  
Croatia 44.8% 11--18 20,616     20,594   Unpublished data  
Cyprus 51.3% 6--10     1,111 1,173 1,184 Show reference  
Czechia 58.9% 12--18 495 473 392 433 445 Show reference  
Czechia 51.3% 12--18 1,154   1,086     Show reference *
Czechia 51.0% 13--16 439   439 439   Show reference *
Denmark 47.5% 6--16 1,009 1,010     5,904 Show reference  
Denmark 39.6% 16--18     9,342     Show reference *
Estonia 47.0% 13--14     142 155 158 Show reference  
Estonia 49.9% 8--11 212     215   Show reference  
Estonia 51.7% 7--9 256 256 222 226 226 Show reference  
Estonia 50.9% 8--9 145 146 136 137 137 Show reference  
Estonia 56.4% 13--17 413 413 413 413 413 Show reference  
Estonia 51.5% 12--18 3,052   3,056 3,103   Show reference  
Estonia 47.5% 6--9     725 745 745 Show reference  
Finland 47.6% 9--15 970 970       Show reference  
Finland 51.3% 9--11 374 374   374   Show reference  
Finland 46.6% 13--16 1,109   1,109 1,019   Show reference *
France 42.2% 12--17 307 308 258 304 306 Show reference  
France 49.8% 9--16 9,669   10,862     Show reference  
France 51.0% 6--18 31,748     31,748   Show reference  
France 50.7% 12--15 507   507 507 507 Show reference *
Germany 50.0% 6--18 3,039 3,023   3,043   Show reference  
Germany 48.3% 6--10     638 944 952 Show reference  
Germany 51.0% 13--16 977   977 863   Show reference *
Greece 51.5% 6--18 306,217 304,619 176,844 256,026   Show reference  
Greece 47.4% 12--18 336 324 192 319 327 Show reference  
Greece 48.6% 12--18 369 366 346 359 361 Show reference  
Hungary 49.5% 13--17 397 393 393 394 395 Show reference  
Hungary 51.1% 10--18 580,056   574,375 581,464 591,669 Show reference  
Hungary 49.6% 6--10     548 1230 1228 Show reference  
Hungary 48.7% 13--16 439   439 434   Show reference *
Iceland 54.0% 12--16 387 387 387 387 387 Show reference  
Iceland 51.8% 10--16     6,130 6,202   Gunnarsson et al. 1999
Gunnarsson HR, Sigriksson R. Eurofit:physical fitnes of Icleandic pupils at age of 6-15 years old. Reykjavik, Iceland, 1999
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Ireland 49.9% 12--16 1,147   1,002 1,158 1,149 Show reference  
Italy 38.8% 13--18 321 320 263 266 268 Show reference  
Italy 55.2% 6--18 4,456         Show reference  
Italy 48.7% 12--14 6,197     5,898   Show reference  
Italy 50.9% 12--14 558         Show reference  
Italy 53.0% 12--16 3,331     3,331   Show reference  
Italy 51.5% 6--18 4,376     3,705   Show reference  
Italy 48.4% 6--18 629     510   Show reference  
Italy 62.5% 13--18 789 722 634 738 770 Show reference  
Italy 49.5% 8--10 99     99 99 Show reference  
Italy 50.2% 6--9       1,160 1,147 Show reference  
Italy 52.9% 13--18 3,638   3,203 3,740 3,415 Gilia et al. 1997
Cilia G. et al. Eurofit 1997: Banche dati per la scuola. Alcmeone 1997;3:13–32.
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Kosovo 52.8% 12--18 742   742 742 742 Show reference  
Latvia 53.6% 10--18 7,743   3,400 7,743 7,743 Show reference *
Lithuania 53.6% 11--18 5,339   5,228 5,600   Show reference  
Lithuania 49.8% 7--11 3,214     3,368   Show reference  
Lithuania 46.4% 12--18 3,188   3,188 3,188 3,188 Show reference *
Luxembourg 55.1% 9--18       1,128   Show reference  
Montenegro 51.5% 6--18 5,877 3,601       Show reference  
Netherlands 48.9% 9--15         1,713 Show reference  
North Macedonia 51.4% 6--11 1,156 1,153 1,159 1,159 1,157 Show reference  
North Macedonia 51.1% 10--15         6,156 Show reference *
Norway 51.9% 14--16 2,604   2,305 2,490   Show reference *
Poland 51.7% 6--18 47,404   45,925 47,326 47,061 Show reference  
Poland 51.6% 10--18     36,539 37,596 37,527 Show reference *
Portugal 48.4% 10--18 22,004 21,982 22,004     Show reference  
Portugal 48.6% 10--18 8,700 8,635 8,289 7,714 7,198 Show reference  
Serbia 48.1% 9--18 20,677   18,778 20,341   Show reference  
Slovakia 49.9% 15--15 689   689 689 689 Belej et al.1995
Belej et al. Vykonnost ziakov prijatych na stredne skoly vo vychodoslovenskom regione zistovana systemom EUROFIT. Tel Vych Sport, 1995;5:12– 15.
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Slovakia 52.0% 12--15 368   287 323 329 Show reference *
Slovakia 0.0% 16--16 95   111 95   Kyselovicová O. 2000
Kyselovicová O. Acta Facultatis Educationis Physicae Univ Comenianae 2000;41:50–61
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Slovakia 59.7% 10--18 3,630   3,630 3,630 3,630 Moravec et al. 1996
Moravec R. Eurofit—physique and motor fitness of the Slovak school youth. In: Moravec R, Kampmiller T, Sedláček J, eds. Eurofit—physique and motor fitness of the Slovak school youth. Bratislava: Slovak Scientific Society for Physical Education and Sports, 1996:9–22.
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Slovakia 51.9% 10--12 426     426   Show reference *
Slovenia 50.6% 6--18 4,745 4,688 4,598 4,670 4,673 Show reference  
Slovenia 50.9% 6--18 210,037     206,804   Show reference  
Spain 48.2% 12--17 413 414 308 397 398 Show reference  
Spain 49.5% 6--18 14,645 13,952 13,450 14,129 14,155 Show reference  
Spain 49.4% 9--11 173 173 171 171 173 Show reference  
Spain 48.1% 9--12 558 557 551 554 555 Show reference  
Spain 46.5% 6--7 518 519 522 519   Show reference  
Spain 50.5% 8--12 1,122   1,061 1,116 1,118 Show reference  
Spain 52.0% 8--16 284 284 284 289 289 Show reference  
Spain 51.5% 10--18 905 774 889 879   Unpublished data  
Spain 51.9% 6--18 2,179 2,178 2,128 2,172 2,173 Show reference  
Spain 47.9% 6--10     38 689 712 Show reference  
Sweden 39.8% 12--18 361 356 255 306 310 Show reference  
Sweden 48.8% 6--10     677 750 659 Show reference  
Sweden 51.6% 11--17 1,726       1,739 Show reference *
Switzerland 48.3% 6--13 496 491 501     Show reference  
Switzerland 49.5% 10--18     2,959 2,982   Show reference *
Switzerland 47.9% 12--12 265   265     Show reference  
United Kingdom 53.4% 9--18 9,642 9,619 9,162   9,397 Show reference  
United Kingdom 51.0% 10--11     27,954     Show reference *
United Kingdom 46.5% 10--13 13,152   3,466 13,152 13,152 Ridgers et al. 2006
Ridgers et al. The active city of Liverpool, active schools and sportsLinx (A-Class) Project.Education and health, 2006;24:26-29
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United Kingdom 51.3% 10--12     821 829 824 Show reference *
*pseudodata generated from G. Tomkinson's study. See: Tomkinson, G. R., Carver, K. D., Atkinson, F., Daniell, N. D., Lewis, L. K., Fitzgerald, J. S., ... & Ortega, F. B. (2018). European normative values for physical fitness in children and adolescents aged 9–17 years: results from 2 779 165 Eurofit performances representing 30 countries. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 52(22), 1445-1456. Link.

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