Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities.

@article{Ainsworth2000CompendiumOP,
  title={Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities.},
  author={Barbara E. Ainsworth and William L. Haskell and Melicia C Whitt and Melinda L. Irwin and Ann M. Swartz and Scott Strath and W. A. O'Brien and David Bassett and Kathryn H. Schmitz and P O Emplaincourt and David R. Jacobs and Arthur S. Leon},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 9 Suppl},
  pages={S498-504}
}
We provide an updated version of the Compendium of Physical Activities, a coding scheme that classifies specific physical activity (PA) by rate of energy expenditure. It was developed to enhance the comparability of results across studies using self-reports of PA. The Compendium coding scheme links a five-digit code that describes physical activities by major headings (e.g., occupation, transportation, etc.) and specific activities within each major heading with its intensity, defined as the… CONTINUE READING
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