19 - Winter Activtities

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 Winter Activities
Codes METs Codes METs Codes METs Description
    19005
7.5
dog sledding, mushing
    19006
2.5
dog sledding, passenger
19010 6.0 19010 6.0 19010 6.0 moving ice house, set up/drill holes
    19011
2.0  
ice fishing, sitting
     19018 14.0skating, ice dancing
19020 5.5 19020 5.5 19020 5.5 skating, ice, 9 mph or less
19030 7.0 19030 7.0 19030 7.0 skating, ice, general (Taylor Code 360)
190410 9.0 19040 9.0 19040 9.0 skating, ice, rapidly, more than 9 mph, not competitive
19050 15.0 19050 15.0 19050 13.3skating, speed, competitive
19060 7.0 19060 7.0 19060 7.0 ski jumping, climb up carrying skis
19075 7.0 19075 7.0 19075 7.0 skiing, general
19080 7.0 19080 7.0 19080 6.8skiing, cross country, 2.5 mph, slow or light effort, ski walking
19090 8.0 19090 8.0 19090 9.0skiing, cross country, 4.0-4.9 mph, moderate speed and effort, general
19100 9.0 19100 9.0 19100 12.5skiing, cross country, 5.0-7.9 mph, brisk speed, vigorous effort
19110 14.0 19110 14.0 19110 15.0skiing, cross country, >8.0 mph, elite skier, racing
19130 16.5 19130 16.5 19130 15.5skiing, cross country, hard snow, uphill, maximum, snow mountaineering
    19135
13.3
skiing, cross-country, skating
    19140
13.5
skiing, cross-country, biathlon, skating technique
19150 5.0 19150 5.0 19150 4.3skiing, downhill, alpine or snowboarding, light effort, active time only
19160 6.0 19160 6.0 19160 5.3skiing, downhill, alpine or snowboarding, moderate effort, general, active time only
19170 8.0 19170 8.0 19170 8.0skiing, downhill, vigorous effort, racing
    19175
12.5
skiing, roller, elite racers
19180 7.0 19180 7.0 19180 7.0 sledding, tobogganing, bobsledding, luge (Taylor Code 370)
19190 8.0 19190 8.0 19190 5.3snow shoeing, moderate effort
    19192
10.0
snow shoeing, vigorous effort
19200 3.5 19200 3.5 19200 3.5 snowmobiling, driving, moderate
    19202
2.0
snowmobiling, passenger
    19252
5.3
snow shoveling, by hand, moderate effort
    19254
7.5
snow shoveling, by hand, vigorous effort
    19260
2.5 snow blower, walking and pushing