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Table 3 Mean (SD) time use during in-term and holiday periods, and difference between the two periods (holiday minus in-term). All values are in min/day except TDEE (MET.min)

From: Life on holidays: differences in activity composition between school and holiday periods in Australian children

Superdomain Macrodomain In-term time Holiday time Difference
Domestic/Social   75 (65) 110 (131) + 35
Social 20 (34) 27 (73) + 7
Chores/Work 55 (56) 83 (112) + 28
Passive Transport   52 (32) 64 (85) + 12
Physical Activity 143 (76) 136 (127) –7
Sport 61 (55) 45 (76) –16
Play 38 (49) 40 (76) + 2
Active Transport 44 (36) 50 (80) + 6
Quiet Time   77 (54) 80 (86) + 3
School-related 216 (80) 76 (109) −140
Classroom 164 (55) 31 (66) − 133
Study/HW/Music 31 (48) 20 (57) −11
Reading 22 (34) 25 (64) + 3
Screen Time   201 (110) 259 (174) + 58
TV 135 (81) 173 (1237) + 38
Computer 34 (47) 38 (82) + 4
Videogames 32 (61) 48 (97) + 16
Self-care   99 (29) 99 (39) 0
Eating 57 (19) 62 (29) + 5
Grooming 42 (20) 37 (25) −5
Sleep   576 (66) 616 (108) + 40
Energy expenditure
 TDEE (MET.min)   2405 (360) 2282 (490) −123
 TST 516 (101) 483 (162) −33
 LPA 245 (93) 245 (149) 0
 MPA 64 (57) 67 (95) + 3
 VPA 39 (43) 29 (56) −10
  1. HW homework, LPA light physical activity, MPA moderate physical activity, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, VPA vigorous physical activity, TDEE total daily energy expenditure, TST total sedentary time