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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