Author(s) year Intensity of aerobic exercise (% of max) Duration of aerobic exercise (minutes) Frequency of aerobic exercise (Days/wk.) Intervention time period (weeks) VO2max% increase Triglyceride change (mg/dL) Body fat
Multimura et al. [19] 45-75% PMHR 45-60 3 24 15 Not measured
Birk et al. [24] 60-70% VO2max 40 3 52 1 (Maintained at 40-41 ml. kg-1. min-1) 263 pre; 326 post Not measured
Birk and MacArthur [23] 60-70% VO2max 40 3 52 1 (same as above study) Measured in above study Not measured
MacArthur et al. [22] Grp. [email protected]%; Grp. [email protected]% (VO2max) 45 3 24 24 Not measured Not measured
Abbreviations: see Table 1.
Table 2: Prolonged aerobic exercise training results.