Table 1

Examples of activities reported by adolescents with type 2 diabetes and the associated MET

Organized activityMETNumber reportingAverage MET min/week/personAverage min/week/person% participation
Gym class6.073129421645
Ice hockey8.0436378026
  • MET is metabolic equivalent, which is a measure of the metabolic cost associated with the activity: 1 MET=3.5 mL/kg/min.

  • Number reporting is the number of participants in the cohort that recalled participating in that form of organized physical activity.