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Table 2 Partial correlation between independent, mediator, and dependent variables separated by sites (n = 299)

From: Influential role of lean soft tissue in the association between training volume and bone mineral density among male adolescent practitioners of impact-loading sports: ABCD Growth study

Variables Training volume LST
r p-value r p-value
 Boys (n = 299)     
Training volume (h.wk) 1.000 - 0.156 0.007
LST (kg) 0.156 0.007 1.000 -
Upper limbs (g/cm²) 0.131 0.024 0.448 < 0.001
Lower limbs (g/cm²) 0.334 < 0.001 0.507 < 0.001
Spine (g/cm²) 0.220 < 0.001 0.451 < 0.001
Whole body (g/cm²) 0.268 < 0.001 0.548 < 0.001
  1. Note: model adjusted for age, APHV, fat mass, and modality; p < 0.05