Walking speed

Walking speed is speed unit. Definition of 1 walking speed ≈ 1.4 m/s. With average walking speed, you walk around 5 km in 1 hour. In more than one literature, the 1.4 m/s speeds are used in calculations. The link presented in the source has calculated this average walking speed from the average of 3 additional literature.. Compared to metre per second, walking speed is bigger unit.

• 1 walking speed = `1.4` [m/s]

• 1 [m/s] = `1/(1.4)` walking speed = 0.71428571428571 walking speed


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walking speed
=? centimetre per second
=? metre per second
=? kilometre per hour
=? inches per second
=? feet per second
=? miles per hour
=? knot


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Raymond et al, 2006, Effects of obesity and sex on the energetic cost and preferred speed of walking. http://jap.physiology.org/cont...

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