## How many calories do you burn playing Squash?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 669 kilocalories 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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## 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 60 min.
Squash 7.8 669
Squashing - competition 9.5 814
Table Tennis (ping-pong) 4.4 377
Tennis 5.6 480

## 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 duration in minutes.

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

(180/2.20462) * 7.8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 334

30 minutes of Squash burns 334 kcal.