author={T. Sweet and Carl Clinton Foster and Michael R. McGuigan and Glenn Brice},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
The purpose of this study was to apply the session rating of perceived exertion (RPE) method, which is known to work with aerobic training, to resistance training. Ten men (26.1 ± 10.2 years) and 10 women (22.2 ± 1.8 years), habituated to both aerobic and resistance training, performed 3 × 30 minutes aerobic training bouts on the cycle ergometer at intensities of 56%, 71%, and 83% VO2 peak and then rated the global intensity using the session RPE technique (e.g., 0–10) 30 minutes after the end… 

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