Table 1

Dutch physical activity guidelines for adults
Norm Description
Dutch Norm for Health-enhancing Physical Activity (DNHPA) Adults (18-54 years):
Thirty minutes or more of at least moderate-intensity aerobic (endurance) physical activity (≥ 4 MET; combined intensity score SQUASH ≥ 3) on at least five days each week.
Adults (55 years and older):
Thirty minutes or more of at least moderate-intensity aerobic (endurance) physical activity (≥ 3 MET; combined intensity score SQUASH ≥ 3) on at least five days each week.
Fit-norm Adults (18-54 years):
Twenty minutes or more of vigorous-intensity physical activity (≥ 6.5 MET; combined intensity score SQUASH ≥ 6) on at least three days each week.
Adults (55 years and older):
Twenty minutes or more of vigorous-intensity physical activity (≥ 5 MET; combined intensity score SQUASH ≥ 6) on at least three days each week.
Combi-norm Meeting at least one of the previous mentioned norms (i.e. the DNHPA or Fit-norm).

Ooms et al.

Ooms et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:697   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-697

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