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caloric expenditure

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The number of kilocalories used during an activity or during a specific length of time. It increases with the difficulty of the activity (how many muscles are used and how hard they work) and with the duration of the activity.
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Forty children took it in turns to spend just over an hour in an observation room and had their calorie expenditure measured while they took part in a range of activities, including watching television, playing with toys on the floor, drawing and colouring in.
Cohort 1 showed clinically meaningful improvements in multiple activity parameters, as well as oxygen saturation: MVPA improved by 34%; 23% of subjects on iNO had a clinically significant improvement in MVPA, compared to 0% of subjects on placebo; 39% of subjects on iNO had a clinically significant decline in MVPA, compared to 71% of subjects on placebo; Overall activity improved by 12%; Calorie expenditure improved by 12%; Oxygen saturation improved by 20%; Cohort 3 of iNO-PF is the pivotal Phase 3 study for approval, with MVPA as the primary endpoint.
Calorie expenditure was calculated from the equation proposed by Weir (21), which uses the average values of V[O.sub.2] and VC[O.sub.2] (L x [min.sup.-1]) obtained to estimate the calorie consumption in kcal x [min.sup.-1] (21).
These household types likely live in unsafe neighborhoods where children cannot play outside, and they typically lack the resources needed to send children to sports and other afterschool programs, resulting in lower calorie expenditure for the children.
Another option is the Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) program (www.tops.org), which aims to help dieters balance calorie intake with calorie expenditure through exercise.
The fundamental flaw in obesity research according to Winkler in Obesity Reviews is that a mathematic model of human metabolism has been used to explain the calorie intake vs calorie expenditure (9) David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D.
The further away the table is from the cooking area will boost you calorie expenditure too.
Note: Walking lines are based on the average calorie expenditure for a 154-pound individual walking at 3.5 mph (280 calories/hour).
Amid the changing lifestyles of consumers, the total calorie expenditure of dogs is estimated to decline, alongside a fall in the dog population and the miniaturisation trend.
Stayhealthy offers products to measure and trend blood pressure, heart rate, total body composition (including percent body fat, percent lean mass, and hydration index), total body weight, calorie expenditure, activity and color-blindness.
Laugh out loud A study published in the International Journal of Obesity shows laughter really is the best medicine for losing weight, by increasing the heart rate and calorie expenditure by up to 20%.