Physical activity interventions: effects of duration and intensity.

  title={Physical activity interventions: effects of duration and intensity.},
  author={Duncan S Buchan and Stewart Ollis and Non Eleri Thomas and Natasha D. Buchanan and S M Cooper and Robert M Malina and Julien S. Baker},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  volume={21 6},
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of exercising at different intensities over 7 weeks on components of physical fitness and CVD risk factors. Forty-seven boys and 10 girls, (16.4±0.7 years of age) were divided into a moderate, high intensity, or a control group. All participants had indices of obesity and blood pressure recorded in addition to four physical performance measures pre- and post-intervention. In addition, the intervention groups repeated the physical performance… CONTINUE READING

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