Overspeed HIIT in Lower-Body Positive Pressure Treadmill Improves Running Performance.

@article{Gojanovic2015OverspeedHI,
  title={Overspeed HIIT in Lower-Body Positive Pressure Treadmill Improves Running Performance.},
  author={Boris Gojanovic and Rebecca Shultz and François Feihl and Gordon O. Matheson},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 12},
  pages={
          2571-8
        }
}
PURPOSE Optimal high-intensity interval training (HIIT) regimens for running performance are unknown, although most protocols result in some benefit to key performance factors (running economy (RE), anaerobic threshold (AT), or maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max)). Lower-body positive pressure (LBPP) treadmills offer the unique possibility to partially unload runners and reach supramaximal speeds. We studied the use of LBPP to test an overspeed HIIT protocol in trained runners. METHODS Eleven… 

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