Calories burned sitting for 15 minutes
22.8 calories are burned sitting for 15 minutes. See on this web page how many calories a man or woman expends doing exercises or activities. Using the calories burned calculator below, you just need to fill some data and get the value of calories burned in Kcal.
Calories burned in 15 minutes
|Bicycling to or from work||119|
|Doing jumping jacks||140|
How to calculate calories (burned)The number of calories you burn while exercising is dependent on:
- the exercise you do
- your weight
- the time spent doing the activity
By multiplying the body weight in kg by the MET (*) value and duration of activity, you can estimate the energy expenditure in Kcal specific to a persons body weight. In this example, sitting at a 6 MET value, burns 6 Kcal/kg x body weight/h.
A 70 kg individual sitting for 15 minutes expends the following:
(6 METs x 70 kg body weight) x (15 min/60 min) = 22.8 Kcal.
6 is the value in METs for sitting.
(*) MET - Metabolic equivalent
Compendium of Physical Activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities
AINSWORTH, BARBARA E.; HASKELL, WILLIAM L.; WHITT, MELICIA C.; IRWIN, MELINDA L.; SWARTZ, ANN M.; STRATH, SCOTT J.; O’BRIEN, WILLIAM L.; BASSETT, DAVID R. JR.; SCHMITZ, KATHRYN H.; EMPLAINCOURT, PATRICIA O.; JACOBS, DAVID R. JR.; LEON, ARTHUR S.
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