How many calories do you burn playing Squash?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 669 calories per hour playing Squash. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn playing Squash or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

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Burned calories (KCAL)
playing Squash

669



Racket Sports

Racket sports are games in which players use rackets to hit a ball or other object. However, this list is broader and includes sport disciplines where players use not rackets but paddles (hand-held frame with flat boards or planks instead of strings). (Wikipedia)

Calories burned with Racket Sports (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
Badminton 7 150 300 450 600
Squash 7.8 167 334 502 669
Squashing - competition 9.5 204 407 611 814
Squashing - friendly 5.6 120 240 360 480
Table Tennis (ping-pong) 4.4 94 189 283 377
Tennis 5.6 120 240 360 480

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned playing Squash?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Squash. The MET value of Squash = 7.8. We multiply the MET value with the person's body weight in kilogram. Then we multiply this with 0.0175 and the time in minutes.

A person weighs: 180 pounds
MET value of Squash: 7.8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Squash for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 7.8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 334 kcal

With 30 minutes of playing Squash you burn 334 kcal.