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Table 4 MET-valuesa (y) regressed on total body fat (%) (x) for non-pregnant women (n = 22) when performing standardised activitiesb

From: MET-values of standardised activities in relation to body fat: studies in pregnant and non-pregnant women

Equation no Activity Slope Intercept r p
1. Sitting − 0.0077 1.489 −0.59 0.004
2. Cycling, 30 watts −0.0162 3.963 −0.52 0.014
3. Cycling, 60 watts −0.0246 5.725 −0.44 0.042
4. Walking, 3.2 km/h 0.0225 2.795 0.54 0.009
5. Walking, 5.6 km/h 0.0393 4.261 0.56 0.006
6. Running, 8 km/hc 0.0682 8.222 0.53 0.015
  1. MET Metabolic equivalent of task; a Energy expenditure of a woman when performing a specific activity divided by her basal metabolic rate as described in subjects and methods; b Values given are slopes and intercepts of the regression line and correlation coefficients (r) with their p-values; c (n = 21)