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Table 2 Sample sizes, cadences, VO2, and METs for treadmill bouts

From: Walking cadence (steps/min) and intensity in 21–40 year olds: CADENCE-adults

Treadmill Speed (mph) n Cadence (steps/min) Min-Max VO2 (mL/kg/min) Min - Max METs Min-Max
0.5 76 45.4 ± 12.4 28–101 7.4 ± 1.1 5.0–11.0 2.1 ± 0.3 1.4–3.1
1.0 76 67.8 ± 9.1 53–105 8.3 ± 1.2 5.3–11.3 2.4 ± 0.4 1.5–3.2
1.5 76 83.8 ± 8.0 72–110 9.2 ± 1.2 6.3–11.9 2.6 ± 0.4 1.8–3.4
2.0 76 96.1 ± 6.5 85–115 10.2 ± 1.2 7.0–12.5 2.9 ± 0.3 2.0–3.6
2.5 75 105.8 ± 6.1 93–121 11.8 ± 1.2 7.9–14.1 3.4 ± 0.4 2.3–4.0
3.0 74 113.6 ± 6.1 101–127 14.2 ± 1.7 9.2–17.6 4.0 ± 0.5 2.6–5.0
3.5 70 121.5 ± 7.0 108–147 17.3 ± 2.2 10.7–24.9 5.0 ± 0.6 3.1–7.1
4.0 62 129.0 ± 7.6 115–161 21.5 ± 2.7 13.7–27.6 6.2 ± 0.8 3.9–7.9
4.5 34 139.9 ± 9.3 124–158 27.3 ± 3.8 16.0–33.7 7.8 ± 1.1 4.6–9.6
5.0 7 146.4 ± 7.3 135–158 30.6 ± 5.8 20.3–36.1 8.8 ± 1.7 5.8–10.3
5.5 1 152.0 NA 29.7 NA 8.5 NA