How many calories do you burn playing Table Tennis (ping-pong)?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 377 kilocalories per hour playing Table Tennis (ping-pong). Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn playing Table Tennis (ping-pong) or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

Table Tennis (ping-pong)
Table Tennis (ping-pong) Calorie Calculator

Burned calories (KCAL)
playing Table Tennis (ping-pong)


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
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 Table Tennis (ping-pong)?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Table Tennis (ping-pong). The MET value of Table Tennis (ping-pong) = 4.4. 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 Table Tennis (ping-pong): 4.4
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Table Tennis (ping-pong) for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 4.4 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 189

30 minutes of Table Tennis (ping-pong) burns 189 kcal.