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07 - Inactivity

2011 Compendium categories in blue are activities with MET values supported in published literature.
2011 Compendium categories in red are estimated MET values.

*References can be downloaded from the references page.


1993 Compendium 2000 Compendium 2011 Compendium Inactivity Quiet/Light
Codes METs Codes METs Codes METs Description
07010 0.9 07010 1.0 07010 1.0 lying quietly and watching television
. . 07011 1.0 07011 1.3 lying quietly, doing nothing, lying in bed awake, listening to music (not talking or reading)
07020 1.0 07020 1.0 07020 1.3 sitting quietly and watching television
    07021
1.3sitting quietly, general
    07022
1.5sitting quietly, fidgeting, general, fidgeting hands
    07023
1.8
sitting, fidgeting feet
    07024
1.3
sitting, smoking
    070251.5
sitting, listening to music (not talking or reading) or watching a movie in a theater




07026
1.3
sitting at a desk, resting head in hands
07030 0.9 07030 0.9 07030 0.95 sleeping
07040 1.2 07040 1.2 07040 1.3 standing quietly, standing in a line
    07041
1.8
standing, fidgeting
07050 1.0 07050 1.0 07050 1.3 reclining, writing
07060 1.0 07060 1.0 07060 1.3 reclining, talking or talking on phone
07070 1.0 07070 1.0 07070 1.3 reclining, reading
. . 07075 1.0 07075 1.0 meditating