Bob was given and exercise prescription for 3-5 METS for his home exercise program. He is currently walking, and at the fitness center using a treadmill, walking 3.2 mph up a3% incline. Bob weighs 70kg. is Bob exercising in his prescribed zone?
health - Writeacher, Monday, November 22, 2010 at 9:43am
METS = ???
health - kaden, Monday, November 22, 2010 at 10:01am
1 MET = 3.5 mL of O2/kg of body weight/min
more like math! - Writeacher, Monday, November 22, 2010 at 10:04am
I have no idea what that means, but you should. In your course materials, there should be a formula (or maybe several formulae) you can plug these numbers in and then solve.
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- health - MathMate, Monday, November 22, 2010 at 6:27pm