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Assumpta Ensenyat, Gemma Espigares-Tribo, Leonardo Machado-Da-Silva, Xenia Sinfreu-Bergués and Alfonso Blanco

However, there has been growing interest in the application of high-intensity interval training, particularly aerobic interval training (AIT), in health care settings. Higher intensity physical activity has been reported to offer greater benefits. 3 , 7 , 8 Several studies analyzing the effects of AIT on

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Kenneth E. Powell, Abby C. King, David M. Buchner, Wayne W. Campbell, Loretta DiPietro, Kirk I. Erickson, Charles H. Hillman, John M. Jakicic, Kathleen F. Janz, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, William E. Kraus, Richard F. Macko, David X. Marquez, Anne McTiernan, Russell R. Pate, Linda S. Pescatello and Melicia C. Whitt-Glover

, occupational, transportation, household activity) were inconsistently available. Studies of device-measured physical activity (eg, accelerometer, pedometer) were uncommon, except for studies that examined the role of step counts, bout duration, and high-intensity interval training on health outcomes. For children <6 years of

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there were differences between males and females in energy metabolism following a bout of sprint interval training (SIT). Sixteen males (aged M  = 25.0, SD  = 4.7 years, height M  = 1.81, SD  = 0.07 m, and mass M  = 82.7, SD  = 13.3 kg) and 16 eumenorrheic females (aged M  = 26.1, SD  = 5

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Emmanuel Gomes Ciolac, José Messias Rodrigues da Silva and Rodolfo Paula Vieira

. 44 , 45 , 111 – 114 In addition, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) appears to be superior to continuous moderate exercise for improving endothelial function, 26 , 115 , 116 arterial stiffness, 26 , 49 markers of sympathetic activity, 25 , 26 insulin sensitivity and fasting insulin, 115