High-intensity training versus traditional exercise interventions for promoting health

Lars Nybo, Emil Sundstrup, Markus D Jakobsen, Magni Mohr, Therese Hornstrup, Lene Simonsen, Jens Bülow, Morten B Randers, Jens Nielsen, Per Aagaard, Peter Krustrup

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The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of brief intense interval training as exercise intervention for promoting health and to evaluate potential benefits about common interventions, that is, prolonged exercise and strength training.
Original languageEnglish
JournalMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1951-8
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 1. Oct 2010


  • Adiposity
  • Adult
  • Blood Glucose
  • Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol, HDL
  • Exercise
  • Health Promotion
  • Heart Rate
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Oxygen Consumption
  • Physical Fitness
  • Resistance Training
  • Running
  • Young Adult


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