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Table 1 Inclusion/exclusion criteria

From: Assessing the effectiveness of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) for smoking cessation in women: HIIT to quit study protocol

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Women aged 18 to 55 years Currently using pharmacological quit smoking aids
Currently smoking at least 5 cigarettes per day Medical problems that increase risk of adverse events during exercise (including unstable angina, pulmonary disease, uncontrolled hypertension, cardiomyopathty, orthopaedic or neurological limitations)
Desire to quit smoking Planned surgery during research period
Willing to attend the gym twice weekly if allocated to HIIT intervention group Current or planned pregnancy
  Drug or alcohol abuse