Metabolic equivalent measurement

Known as: Metabolic Equivalent, Metabolic Equivalents 
A measurement of OXYGEN uptake in a sitting, resting person (resting oxygen consumption), varying with age, sex, race, and other factors. In normal… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
BACKGROUND Regular exercise is associated with enhanced nitric oxide (NO) bioavailability. Flow-mediated dilation (FMD) is used… (More)
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2009
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2009
CONTEXT Epidemiological studies have indicated an inverse association between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and coronary heart… (More)
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2005
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2005
The metabolic equivalent (MET) is a widely used physiological concept that represents a simple procedure for expressing energy… (More)
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2003
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2003
PURPOSE The cross-sectional associations of leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and cardiorespiratory fitness with the… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Exercise capacity is known to be an important prognostic factor in patients with cardiovascular disease, but it is… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND The role of walking, as compared with vigorous exercise, in the prevention of cardiovascular disease remains… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Physical activity declines during adolescence, but the underlying reasons remain unknown. METHODS We prospectively… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES To determine the extent to which physical activity and inactivity patterns vary by ethnicity among subpopulations of… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Despite anecdotal evidence suggesting that heavy physical exertion can trigger the onset of acute myocardial… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Recent trends toward increasing physical exercise, stopping cigarette smoking, and avoiding obesity may increase… (More)
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