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09 - Miscellaneous

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 Miscellaneous
Codes METs Codes METs Codes METs Description
    09000
1.5
board game playing, sitting
    09005
 2.5casino gambling, standing
09010 1.5 09010 1.5 09010 1.5 card playing, sitting
     09013  1.5chess game, sitting
    09015
1.5
copying documents, standing
09020 2.0 09020 2.3 09020 1.8 drawing, writing, painting, standing
    09025
1.0
laughing, sitting
09030 1.3 09030 1.3 09030 1.3 sitting, reading, book, newspaper, etc.
09040 1.8 09040 1.8 09040 1.3 sitting, writing, desk work, typing
    09045
1.0
sitting, playing traditional video game, computer game
09050 1.8 09050 1.8 09050 1.8 standing, talking in person, on the phone, computer, or text messaging, light effort
09055 1.5 09055 1.5 09055 1.5 sitting, talking in person, on the phone, computer, or text messaging, light effort
09060 1.8 09060 1.8 09060 1.3 sitting, studying, general, including reading and/or writing, light effort
09060 1.8 09060 1.8 09065 1.8 sitting, in class, general, including note-taking or class discussion
09070 1.8 09070 1.8 09070 1.8 standing, reading
. . 09071 2.0 09071 2.5 standing, miscellaneous
. . 09075 1.5 09075 1.8 sitting, arts and crafts,  carving wood, weaving, spinning wool, light effort
. . 09080 2.0 09080 3.0 sitting, arts and crafts,  carving wood, weaving, spinning wool, moderate effort
. . 09085 1.8 09085 2.5 standing, arts and crafts, sand painting, carving, weaving, light effort
. . 09090 3.0 09090 3.3 standing, arts and crafts, sand painting, carving, weaving, moderate effort
. . 09095 3.5 09095 3.5 standing, arts and crafts, sand painting, carving, weaving, vigorous effort
. . 09100 1.5 09100 1.8 retreat/family reunion activities involving sitting, relaxing, talking, eating
    09101
3.0
retreat/family reunion activities involving playing games with children
. . 09105 2.0 09105 2.0 touring/traveling/vacation involving riding in a vehicle
    09106
3.5
touring/traveling/vacation involving walking
. . 09110 2.5 09110 2.5 camping involving standing, walking, sitting, light-to-moderate effort
. . 09115 1.5 09115 1.5 sitting at a sporting event, spectator