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Term Description

The patient's level of aerobic absolute exercise intensity based on the rate of energy expenditure during aerobic (endurance) physical activity. This term was created for, but not limited in use to, the absolute intensity level as classified by the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines (PAG) for Americans. Based on the 2008 PAG, light-intensity activity expends 1.1 to 2.9 times the amount of energy expended when a person is at rest, moderate-intensity activities expend 3.0 to 5.9 times, and vigorous-intensity activities expend 6.0 or more times the energy expended at rest.
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Part Description

LP217203-1   Absolute aerobic exercise intensity
Exercise intensity levels can be categorized as light, moderate or vigorous. Intensity can be further defined in absolute or relative terms. Absolute exercise intensity is independent of an individual's level of fitness and defined in terms of metabolic equivalents, or METs, which is a unit useful for describing the energy expenditure of a specific activity. Light intensity exercise is defined at 1.1-2.9 METs, moderate is 3.0 to 5.9 METs and vigorous is 6.0 METs or more, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee (2008). The Advisory Committee indicated that 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) of moderate-intensity activity per week could be regarded as (roughly) equivalent to 500 MET-minutes per week. Relative intensity takes an individual's level of fitness and can be defined in terms of a percent of a person's (1) maximal heart rate, (2) heart rate reserve, or (3) aerobic capacity reserve. Relative moderate intensity is defined as 40 to 59 percent of aerobic capacity reserve (where 0 percent of reserve is resting and 100 percent of reserve is maximal effort). Relatively vigorous-intensity activity is defined as 60 to 84 percent of reserve. Source: Regenstrief LOINC, Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Appendix 1

Fully-Specified Name

Absolute aerobic exercise intensity

Additional Names

Short Name
Absolute aerobic exer intensity

Example Answer List: LL2553-7

Source: Regenstrief LOINC
Answer Code Score Answer ID
Light exercise intensity LA20164-2
Moderate exercise intensity LA20165-9
Vigorous exercise intensity LA20166-7

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LOINC Long Common Name
82287-4 Physical activity panel

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Tag Language Translation
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Intensidad absoluta del ejercicio aeróbico:Tipo:Punto temporal:^ Paciente:Ordinal:
it-IT Italian (Italy) Intensità dell'esercizio assolutamente aerobico:Tipo:Pt:^Paziente:Ord:
Synonyms: Clinico paziente Punto nel tempo (episodio)
zh-CN Chinese (China) 绝对有氧运动强度:类型:时间点:^患者:序数型:
Synonyms: 依次型;分类顺序型;定性的;序数型(或称等级型);性质上的;有序型;有序性分类应答;有序性分类结果;秩次型;等级型;筛查;顺序型 医疗服务对象;客户;病人;病患;病号;超系统 - 病人 型 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 绝对有氧运动(锻炼、锻炼活动、体育锻炼活动、体育锻炼、身体锻炼活动、训练、活动)强度 运动 锻炼强度;运动(锻炼、锻炼活动、体育锻炼活动、体育锻炼、身体锻炼活动、训练、活动)强度

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