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Table 3 Intensity and duration of the sprint interval training 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) No. of repetitions Work: rest ratio
1: Initial
 Week 1 to 3 3 5 15 5″ – 15”
 Week 4 to 6 3 7 21 5″ – 15”
2: Improvement
 Week 7 to 9 3 8 12 10″ – 30”
 Week 10 to 12 3 9 9 15″ – 45”
 Week 13 to 16 3 10 8 20″ – 60”
3: Maintenance
 Week 17 to 24 3 10 10 20″ – 40”