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Physical activity greater than six METs

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Heart block - Physical activity greater than six METs Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2006.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Physical Activity Greater Than 6 METs - Heart Block [CR9262]

Preliminary questions [35966]

36096

there is some evidence that physical activity greater than six METs may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

36097the veteran has established the causal connection between physical activity greater than six METs and VEA service for the clinical onset of heart block.

36098the veteran has established the causal connection between physical activity greater than six METs and operational service for the clinical onset of heart block.

or

36099the veteran has established the causal connection between physical activity greater than six METs and eligible service for the clinical onset of heart block.

Clinical onset and operational service [36098]

36102 the veteran undertook physical activity greater than six METs for at least one hour per day on more days than not for at least the three months before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36104

operational service made a material contribution to the veteran undertaking physical activity greater than six METs for at least one hour per day on more days than not for at least the three months before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

Clinical onset and eligible service [36099]

36103

the veteran undertook physical activity greater than six METs for at least one hour per day on more days than not for at least the six months before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36105

eligible service made a material contribution to the veteran undertaking physical activity greater than six METs for at least one hour per day on more days than not for at least the six months before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.