How many calories do you burn playing American Football?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 343 calories per hour playing American Football. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn playing American Football or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

American Football
American Football Calorie Calculator

Burned calories (KCAL)
playing American Football

343


Calories burned with Team Sports (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
American Football 4 86 171 257 343
Baseball 4 86 171 257 343
Basketball 6.4 137 274 411 549
Field Hockey 7.5 161 321 482 643
Handball 7.5 161 321 482 643
Lacrosse 7.8 167 334 502 669
Rugby 7.4 159 317 476 634
Soccer 7 150 300 450 600
Softball 4 86 171 257 343
Volleyball 4 86 171 257 343

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned playing American Football?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of American Football. The MET value of American Football = 4. 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 American Football: 4
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for American Football for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 4 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 171 kcal

With 30 minutes of playing American Football you burn 171 kcal.