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On drawings, abbr. for “metal.”
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Exercise levels were calculated in METs, or metabolic equivalent of task, a measure of the body's energy use.
7% reported no leisure-time physical activity [0 metabolic equivalent of task (MET)-hr/day], and 22% were obese.
The authors use the standardized metabolic equivalent of task (MET) measures that are available for a wide variety of activities and occupations along with the information in each person's diary on the minutes spent performing specific activities like eating, sleeping, roller-blading, and work.