What is a good MET level?
A score of 10 is good. Some occupations, such as firefighting, are best performed by those with a MET score of 12 or higher. If you are not happy with your MET score, your doctor can help you figure out how to improve your exercise habits.
What does METs stand for?
Abstract. One metabolic equivalent (MET) is defined as the amount of oxygen consumed while sitting at rest and is equal to 3.5 ml O2 per kg body weight x min.
What is MET level?
A MET, or Metabolic Equivalent, is described as the amount of energy it costs to complete a task, determined by the amount of oxygen it requires. When you are sitting on a chair, you are using 1 MET. 1 MET is equal to 3.5ml/kg/min of O2.