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Equation of Wicks et al for Estimating MET of an Activity Using the Heart Rate Index (Heart Rate Ratio)

Purpose:

To estimate the METs (metabolic equivalent of task) associated with an activity based on a patient's heart rate index (HR index) as reported by Wicks et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Cardiology

Objective:

other testing, exercise

ICD-10:

Z50, R00

Description:

Wicks et al used the heart rate index (HR index) to estimate the MET (metabolic equivalent of task) associated with an activity. The authors are from Robina Hospital in Queensland. the University of Queensland, the University of Wisconsin and Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee.

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