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Table 2 Regression equation for metabolic energy expenditure and mechanical work

From: Correlating mechanical work with energy consumption during gait throughout pregnancy

  Wext (J/kg/min) Wint (J/kg/min) Wtot (J/kg/min)
Net O2 cost (ml/kg/m) 1.1646O2 + 0.7314 0.889O2 + 0.2807 2.0536O2 + 1.0121
Net O2 rate (ml/kg/min) 0.0045O2 + 0.8211 0.0032O2 + 0.3514 0.0077O2 + 1.1724
Gross O2 cost (ml/kg/m) 0.9865O2 + 0.7032 0.9384O2 + 0.2299 1.925O2 + 0.9331
Gross O2 rate (ml/kg/min) 0.0115O2 + 0.742 0.0113O2 + 0.2624 0.0228O2 + 1.0044
  1. W ext external mechanical work, W int internal mechanical work, W tot total work