Rating Perceived Exertion in Occupational Therapy

BORG Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

6
7Very, Very Light
8
9Very Light
10
11Fairly Light
12
13Somewhat Hard
14
15Hard
16
17Very Hard
18
19Very, Very Hard
20

 

Revised RPE (1-10) Scale

0Rest
1Really Easy
2Easy
3Moderate
4Sort of Hard
5Hard
6
7Really hard
8
9Really, Really, Hard
10Maximal: Just like my hardest race