High-intensity interval training for improving health-related fitness in adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={High-intensity interval training for improving health-related fitness in adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Sarah A. Costigan and Narelle Eather and Ronald C. Plotnikoff and Dennis R. Taaffe and David Revalds Lubans},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={1253 - 1261}
Background High-intensity interval training (HIIT) may be a feasible and efficacious strategy for improving health-related fitness in young people. The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the utility of HIIT to improve health-related fitness in adolescents and to identify potential moderators of training effects. Methods Studies were considered eligible if they: (1) examined adolescents (13–18 years); (2) examined health-related fitness outcomes; (3) involved… 
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