Partners

14 - Sexual Activity

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 Sexual Activity
Codes METs Codes METs Codes METs Description
14010 1.5 14010 1.5 14010 2.8active, vigorous effort
14020 1.3 14020 1.3 14020 1.8general, moderate effort
14030 1.0 14030 1.0 14030 1.3 passive, light effort, kissing, hugging