The emphasis placed on gathering measurements of energy expenditure is demonstrated by the preference for researchers to convert all raw data concerning the individual components of FITT into one single measure of metabolic equivalents (METs).
What does METS stand for?
METS stands for Metabolic Equivalents (multiples of resting oxygen uptake)
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We have 54 other meanings of METS in our Acronym Attic
- Metropolitan Extension Telecommunications Right-Of-Way Oversight
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
- West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (UK)
- Metropolitan Command (Philippine Constabulary Metropolitan Command)
- Metropolitan New York Macintosh Alliance (New York, NY)
- METal Reradiation RAdar
- Maintenance Equipment Transport System
- Materials and Equipment Trading Service
- McCord's Emergency Travel Service
- Mechanized Export Traffic System
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard
- Meteorological Event Triggering System (Atmospheric Technology, Inc.)
- Metropolitan Evansville Transit System
- Metropolitans (New York baseball team)
- Microwave Energy Transmission in Space
- Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (industry sector)
- Mission Essential Tasks
- Mobile Electronic Test Set
- Mobile Electronic Threat Simulator
Samples in periodicals archive:
They defined moderate-intensity activity as expending three metabolic equivalents (METs), with each MET defined as oxygen uptake of 3.
The sport burns 9 metabolic equivalents (METs), which makes it equal to running 11:30 mile pace, sparring in a boxing ring, or brisk and vigorous cross-country skiing.
The research team used 3 METs, or metabolic equivalents, as the minimum level of oxygen demand which approximates moderate exercise, to monitor the participants in order to determine whether they had reached the moderate-exercise level at a given treadmill speed.
Using 3 METs, or metabolic equivalents, as the minimum level of oxygen demand which approximates moderate exercise, participants were monitored to determine whether they had reached the moderate-exercise level at a given treadmill speed.
5 metabolic equivalents (METs)), the additional stress of wearing BA was better tolerated than at the higher metabolic workload (9 METs).
Estimated maximal treadmill walking workload capacity (expressed in estimated metabolic equivalents [METs]) was calculated from the treadmill incline and velocity during the progressive GXT.
With its Caloric Burn Data RFP, FIT-C is seeking to establish a quality metric for fitness equipment based on metabolic equivalents (METS, or kcal/min) and is requesting bids from all qualified institutions and individuals to provide a validation process for any equipment that reports caloric burn.