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How many calories do i burn playing volleyball (competitive, in gymnasium) for 20 minutes minutes 154.3 pounds or 70 kilograms
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 MET (*) value by the body weight in kg and the duration of the activity, you can estimate the energy expenditure in Kcal specific to a person's body weight. This statement can be expressed as the following formula:
In this example, playing volleyball (competitive, in gymnasium) at a 6 MET value, burns Kcal/kg x body weight/h.
So, a 70 kg individual playing volleyball (competitive, in gymnasium) for 20 minutes expends the following:
(6 METs x 70 kg) x (20 min/60 min) = 140.0 Kcal.
- 6 is the value in METs for playing volleyball (competitive, in gymnasium)
- The time unit is expressed in minutes
- The mass (weight) unit is expressed in kilograms
- We divide the time by 60 (min) because the MET unit uses hour.
(*) MET means 'metabolic equivalent'
of Physical Activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities
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- MET Values for 800+ Activities
Sample Calories Burned Calculations
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