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Table 2 Intensity and duration of the continuous aerobic exercise program

From: Intellectual disability, exercise and aging: the IDEA study: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Phase No. of bouts per session Bout duration (min) Intensity (HRR)
1: Initial
 Week 1 to 3 3 5 55%
 Week 4 to 6 3 7 60%
2: Improvement
 Week 7 to 9 3 8 60%
 Week 10 to 12 3 9 65%
 Week 13 to 16 3 10 70%
3: Maintenance
 Week 17 to 20 3 10 75%
 Week 21 to 24 3 10 75–85%