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Table 1 Resting energy expenditure predictive equations in their original unit (kcal/day, except Schofield and FAO/WHO/UNU (MJ/day))

From: Resting energy expenditure in elite athletes: development of new predictive equations based on anthropometric variables and bioelectrical impedance analysis derived phase angle

Equation Formula
Harris and Benedict [7] Males 13.75 × Weight (kg) + 5 × Stature (cm) – 6.76 × Age (yrs) + 66.47
Schofield [8] Males (18–30 yrs) 63 × Weight (kg) – 42 × Stature (m) + 2953
Males (30–60 yrs) 48 × Weight (kg) – 11 × Stature (m) + 3670
FAO/WHO/UNU [9] Males (18–30 yrs) 15.3 × Weight (kg) – 27 × Stature (m) + 679
Males (30–60 yrs) 11.6 × Weight (kg) – 16 × Stature (m) + 879
Mifflin [10] 9.99 × Weight (kg) + 6.25 × Stature (cm) – 4.92 × Age (yrs) + 166 × Sex (M = 1, F = 0) – 161
Owen [11] Males 10.2 × Weight (kg) + 879
De Lorenzo [15] 9 × Weight (kg) + 11.7 × Stature (cm) − 857
Wong [16] 13 × Weight (kg) + 192 × Sex (M = 1, F = 0) + 669
Ten Haaf [17] 11.936 × Weight (kg) + 587.728 × Stature (cm) – 8.129 × Age (yrs) + 191.027 × Sex (M = 1, F = 0) + 29.279