Question: Do you burn more calories healing broken bones?

Energy expenditure increases depending on the severity of the injury: long bone fractures, for example, may increase your basal metabolic rate 1 by 15-20%. If your basal metabolic rate is 2,000 calories a day, that’s an extra 300-400 calories, though minus the amount you may no longer need because of exercise. Do you need more …

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How many calories does a CNA burn?

Results. On average, nurses burned 2.12 kcals per minute while at work, equating to 1521 kcals/6364 kJ (SD = 403 kcals/1686 kJ) per 12-hour shift. How many calories does the average CNA burn? It’s no surprise the literature consistently shows nursing as one of the top 10 most physically active professions. The average day shift …

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