Table 2. Exercise test characteristics.
HIITlong intervals HIITshort intervals Constant Load
Work intensity (% νV̇O2max) 100 100 50
Work duration (s) 180 30 1260
Recovery intensity passive passive ---
Recovery duration (s) 180 30 ---
Work-to-relief ratio 1:1 1:1 ---
Pmean (% Pmax) 50 50 50
Repetitions 4 21 1
HIIT duration (min) 21 20.5 ---
Total duration (min) 32 31.5 32
υV̇O2max - minimal running speed required to elicit V̇O2max, P - power.