What is a MET

Posted by on 02/05/10  ~  Posted in: Sports

No, it is not a member of a professional sporting team.? MET is the acronym for Metabolic EquvalenT.? 1 MET is the energy consumed by the body at rest.? For example sitting at home reading the paper would consume 1 MET while playing soccer consumes 7 METS.? For a better understanding of how your activities corelates to Metabolic Equivalents please see this chart.