Table 2

Activity types of the protocol with coding for intervals
Activity type Length (min) Interval EE SWA (kcal/min) EE IC (kcal/min) Bias (kcal/min) Bias (%)
Total 120 3.7 [3.4; 4.0] 2.2 [1.8; 2.6] 1.54 [1.3; 1.8] 71.8 [51.7; 92.8]
Resting in chair 10 #1 1.5 [1.4; 1.6] 0.9 [0.7; 1.1] 0.6 [0.5; 0.8] 77.8 [45.2; 117.5]
Work out (steps and multi planar movements) 9 #2 4.2 [3.8; 4.6] 3.0 [2.5; 3.5] 1.2 [0.7; 1.6] 40.3 [21.0; 60.8]
Resting in chair2 1 #3 3.0 [2.6; 3.4] 2.3 [1.9; 2.7] 0.7 [0.1; 1.2] 29.6 [5.4; 57.3]
Sitting/standing and walking between 2 chairs 4 #4 3.6 [3.1; 4.1] 3.8 [3.2; 4.4] -0.2 [-0.8; 0.4] -4.7 [-19.6; 10.5]
Resting I chair2 2 #5 2.6 [2.0.; 3.1] 2.1 [1.6; 2.5] 0.5 [0.1; 1.0] 27.0 [2.4; 59.3]
Stair climbing (5 steps up/down) 4 #6 3.1 [2.7; 3.6] 4.2 [3.6; 4.9] -1.1 [-1.8; -0.3] -24.8 [-39.1; -7.6]
Resting in a supine position 10 #7 1.5 [1.3; 1.6] 1.0 [0.8; 1.2] 0.5 [0.3; 0.7] 53.1 [25.6; 81.0]
Walking normal speed (self paced) 15 #8 5.8 [5.1; 6.5] 3.0 [2.5; 3.5] 2.8 [2.3; 3.3] 93.3 [72.0; 119.1]
Outdoor gardening (raking leaves) 10 #9 7.0 [6.1; 7.8] 2.6 [2.2; 3.1] 4.4 [3.8; 5.1] 170.3 [134.0; 211.4]
Resting in chair 5 #10 1.8 [1.6; 2.0] 1.0 [0.8; 1.3] 0.8 [0.5; 0.9] 73.9 [42.5; 105.7]
Brisk walking 10 #11 5.7 [5.2; 6.2] 3.5 [2.9; 4.1] 2.2 [1.7; 2.6] 62.9 [42.3; 87.2]
Resting in chair 5 #12 2.1 [1.8; 2.4] 1.2 [1.0; 1.5] 0.9 [0.6; 1.2] 71.8 [41.3; 107.7]
Jogging/brisk walking 5 #13 6.1 [5.2; 7.2] 3.8 [3.1; 4.5] 2.3 [1.8; 2.9] 61.9 [45.3; 81.9]
Resting in chair 20 #14 1.4 [1.3; 1.5] 0.8 [0.6; 1.0] 0.7 [0.5; 0.8] 88.0 [47.2; 136.2]
Sweeping floor 10 #15 5.0 [4.2; 5.8] 2.3 [1.9; 2.8] 2.7 [1.9; 3.5] 119.4 [75.0; 172.1]

Mean values of energy expenditure (EE) measured by Sensewear Pro3 (SWA) and indirect calorimetry (IC) and absolute and relative bias between units1. Positive bias values indicate overestimation of SWA.

1Values are <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/15/43/mathml/M2','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/15/43/mathml/M2">View MathML</a> with 95% confidence interval.

2Regarded as non conclusive due do short time period (see text).

Hermann et al.

Hermann et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:43   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-15-43

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