Current Sports Medicine Reports

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 211–213 | Cite as

High-intensity interval training: A time-efficient strategy for health promotion?

  • Martin J. GibalaEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of KinesiologyMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada

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