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4363.0.55.001 - Australian Health Survey: Users' Guide, 2011-13  
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APPENDIX 6: CLASSIFICATION OF ADULT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Types of Moderate/Vigorous physical activities, collected for adult respondents in the 2011-12 NNPAS, are presented using a classification based on the Participation in Sport and Physical Recreation Survey. In addition, the MET scores associated with each reported activity, sourced where available from the 2011 Compendium of Physical Activities, have been provided as a data item for reference purposes and are also presented below.




LabelABS Output CodeMET value

Aerobics
Aerobics/exercising (other)100
8.0
Air sports
Aerobatics110
1.4
Ballooning111
1.4
Gliding112
3.5
Gyroplane flying113
1.4
Hang gliding114
3.5
Ultralight flying115
1.4
Air sport (other)116
3.5
Aqua aerobics
Aqua aerobics120
5.3
Archery
Archery130
4.3
Athletics, track and field
Athletics, track and field140
4.0
Australian Rules football
Australian Rules football150
8.0
Badminton
Badminton160
5.5
Baseball
Baseball170
5.0
Basketball (indoor & outdoor)
Basketball (indoor & outdoor)180
6.5
Beach volleyball
Beach volleyball190
8.0
Billiards / snooker / pool
Billiards200
2.5
Pool201
2.5
Snooker202
2.5
Bocce / boules / petanque
Bocce210
3.3
Boules211
3.3
Petanque212
3.3
Boxing
Boxing220
12.8
Canoeing / kayaking
Canoeing230
3.5
Kayaking231
5.0
Carpet bowls
Carpet bowls240
3.3
Cricket (indoor)
Cricket (indoor)250
4.8
Cricket (outdoor)
Cricket (outdoor)260
4.8
Croquet
Croquet270
3.3
Cross country running
Cross country running280
9.0
Cycling / BMXing (not exercise bike cycling or spin cycling)
Bike riding290
7.5
BMXing291
8.5
Cycling292
7.5
Mountain biking293
8.5
Dancing / ballet
Ballet300
5.0
Boot scooting301
7.8
Callisthenics302
3.5
Salsa303
4.5
Dancing (other)304
7.8
Darts
Darts310
2.5
Fencing
Fencing320
6.0
Fitness / gym
Circuits330
4.3
Dancercise331
7.3
Exercise biking332
7.0
Fitness centre activities333
5.5
Gymnasium workouts334
5.5
Zumba335
4.5
Weight training (for fitness - other)336
3.5
Fishing
Angling340
3.5
Fishing341
3.5
Football sports (excluding rugby, soccer, Australian Rules football)
Gaelic football350
8.0
Gridiron (USA football)351
8.0
Touch football352
8.0
Frisbee / boomerang throwing
Boomerang throwing360
3.0
Ultimate frisbee361
8.0
Golf
Golf370
4.8
Gymnastics / circus activities
Circus acrobatics380
3.8
Gymnastics381
3.8
Trampolining382
3.5
Handball
Handball390
12.0
Harness racing / trotting
Harness racing / trotting400
5.8
Hockey (indoor & outdoor)
Hockey (indoor & outdoor)410
7.8
Horse racing
Horse racing420
5.5
Horse riding / equestrian activities / polo
Horse riding / equestrian activities430
5.5
Polo431
8.0
Polo cross432
8.0
Show jumping433
9.0
Ice / snow sports
Ice hockey440
8.0
Ice skating441
7.0
Snow skiing442
7.0
Snow boarding443
4.3
Ice / snow sport (other)444
6.5
Jogging / running
Jogging450
7.0
Running451
6.0
Korfball
Korfball460
6.5
Lacrosse
Lacrosse470
8.0
Softcrosse471
8.0
Lawn bowls
Lawn bowls480
3.3
Marching
Marching490
4.5
Martial arts
Chi Kung500
5.3
Judo/ Jujitsu501
5.3
Karate502
5.3
Kickboxing503
10.3
Taekwondo504
5.3
Tai Chi505
3.0
Martial arts (other)506
5.3
Mini golf
Minigolf510
3.0
Putt-putt golf511
3.0
Motor sports
Go-Karting (motor sports)520
8.5
Track motor sport (car racing / motorbike racing)521
8.5
Motor sport (other)522
8.5
Netball (indoor & outdoor)
Netball (indoor & outdoor )530
6.5
Orienteering
Orienteering540
9.0
Rogaining541
9.0
Pilates
Pilates550
3.0
Rock climbing / abseiling / caving
Abseiling 560
5.0
Caving561
5.0
Rock climbing562
5.0
Rodeo
Rodeo570
4.0
Rowing
Rowing580
3.5
Royal tennis
Royal Tennis590
7.3
Rugby league
Rugby league (football)600
8.0
Rugby union
Rugby union (football)610
8.3
Sailing
Sailing620
3.0
Shooting sports
Hunting630
5.0
Paintball shooting631
5.0
Pistol shooting632
2.5
Target shooting633
2.5
Shooting sport (other)634
2.5
Skateboarding / inline hockey / roller sports
Roller-blading640
7.5
Skateboarding641
5.0
Inline hockey642
7.5
Roller sport (other)643
7.0
Soccer (indoor)
Soccer (indoor)650
7.0
Soccer (outdoor)
Soccer (outdoor)660
7.0
Softball / tee ball
Softball670
5.0
Tee ball (T ball)671
5.0
Squash / racquetball
Squash680
7.3
Racquet ball681
7.0
Surf lifesaving
Surf lifesaving / royal lifesaving690
5.5
Surf sports
Surfing700
3.0
Surf sport (other)701
3.0
Swimming / diving
Swimming710
6.0
Diving (board)711
3.0
Scuba diving712
7.0
Table tennis
Table tennis720
4.0
Tennis (indoor & outdoor)
Tennis (indoor & outdoor)730
7.3
Tenpin bowling
Tenpin bowling740
3.8
Trail bike riding
Dirt bike riding (motorised)750
5.8
Trail biking (motorised)751
4.0
Triathlons
Triathlons760
13.3
Volleyball (indoor & outdoor)
Volleyball ( Indoor & Outdoor )770
3.0
Water polo
Water polo780
10.0
Waterskiing / powerboating
Jet skiing790
7.0
Powerboating791
2.5
Water skiing 792
6.0
Water volleyball / canoe polo / rafting / other water sports
Canoe polo800
3.5
Underwater hockey801
6.0
Water volleyball802
3.0
White water rafting803
5.0
Weight lifting / body building
Body building810
6.0
Competition weight-lifting811
6.0
Wind surfing / sailboarding
Sailboarding820
3.0
Wind surfing821
3.0
Wood chopping
Wood chopping830
4.5
Wrestling
Wrestling840
6.0
Yoga
Yoga850
3.3
Other activities
Dog shows890
2.0
Playing891
5.8
Multidisciplinary events892
6.5
Radio controlled model car / boat / plane racing893
3.0
Sheepdog trials894
3.0
Other - NEC
Other - NEC966
99
Other - NFD
Other - NFD977
99
No moderate/vigorous activity undertaken in last week
No moderate/vigorous activity undertaken988
0
Not applicable
Not applicable999
0



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