Heat production from the human body at some common activities
|Activity||Human Metabolic Rate|
|Sitting activity (office work, school etc.)||70||1.2|
|Standing activity (shop, laboratory etc.)||93||1.6|
|Moving activity (house work, working at machines etc.)||116||2.0|
|Harder activity (hard work at machines, work shops etc. )||165||2.8|
The mean surface area of the human body is approximately 1.8 m2.