rating of perceived exertion


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rat·ing of per·ceived ex·er·tion

(rāt'ing pĕr-sēvd egz-ĕr'shŭn),
Subjective numeric rating (range 6-19) of exercise intensity based on how a subject feels in relation to level of physiologic stress. An RPE of 13 or 14 (exercise that feels "somewhat hard") coincides with an exercise heart rate of about 70% maximum.

rating of perceived exertion (RPE)

a scale for quantifying perceived exertion, with 6 being extremely light exertion and 20 being extremely hard. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has recalibrated the scale from 1 to 10. The ACSM has also established minimal guidelines pertaining to the frequency, intensity, and duration of exercise needed to produce a training effect.

rat·ing of per·ceived ex·er·tion

(RPE) (rāt'ing pĕr-sēvd' eg-zĕr'shŭn)
Subjective numeric rating (range, 6-19 or 0-10) of exercise intensity based on how a person feels in relation to levels of physiologic stress. An RPE of 13 or 14 (exercise that feels "somewhat hard") coincides with an exercise heart rate of about 70% maximum heart rate.
Synonym(s): Borg scale.
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The Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale was thoroughly explained to the study participants, who each performed an exercise tolerance test to determine the speed that represented an 11, or "fairly light" intensity; this level was used to ensure consistency across the group of participants.
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