A calculated guess at how many calories the average college student expends in a day.
A college student weighing 115 pounds (52 kilograms) expends 2,093 calories a day. The total is derived from the total number of calories used per pound (listed below) multiplied by the weight of the student.
|Activity||Hours Spent in Activity||Calories Per Pound Per Hour||Total Calories Used Per Pound|
Lying still, awake
|Dressing and undressing||1||.9||.9|
|Studying in class, eating, studying, talking||8||.7||5.6|
|Driving a car||1||1||1|
|Playing video games||.05||2.7||1.3|