Author(s) year Intensity of aerobic exercise (% of max) Duration of aerobic exercise (minutes) Frequency of aerobic exercise (Days/wk.) Intenvention time period (weeks) VO2max% increase Triglyceride change (mg/dL) Body fat
Stringer et al. [10] Mod. Grp.=60%; High Grp.=80% of VO2max Mod. Grp.=60 High Grp.=40 3 6 15 in high grp. Not measured Not measured
Perna et al. [11] 70-80% of MHR 45 3 12 12 Not measured Not measured
Terry et al. [12] Mod. Grp.=60%; High Grp.=85% of MHR 30 3 12 10 in Mod. Grp; 29 in High Grp. Not measured Not measured
Smith et al. [13] 60-80% of VO2max 30 3 12 11 (treadmill time) Not measured
Thoni et al. [14] Approximately 60% (HR at VT) 45 2 16 10+ 237 pre; 134 post
Baigis et al. [17] 75-85% of MHR 20 3 15 1 Not measured Not measured
Terry et al. [15] 75-85% of MHR 60 3 12 25 *325 pre; 296 post *↓
Lindegaard et al. [16] 65-75% of VO2max 40 3 16 15 No change No change
Abbreviations: PMHR: Predicted Maximum Heart Rate; MHR: Maximum Heart Rate; HR: Heart Rate; VT: Ventilatory Threshold; VO2max: Maximum Oxygen Uptake. *Includes dietary intervention.
Table 1: Shorter aerobic exercise training results.
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