Table 3

Effect of short- and long-duration exercise on HR and RPE in boys and girls1

Sex

Boys

Girls


Treatment

SDEX

LDEX

SDEX

LDEX


HR (bpm)1

145 ± 4

155 ± 4

153 ± 5

154 ± 4

RPE (Borg Scale units)2

11 ± 1

13 ± 1

12 ± 1

15 ± 1


Data are means ± SEM

1HR was affected by duration (p = 0.027) of exercise, but not sex (p = 0.51) and there was a significant duration x sex interaction (p = 0.043).

2 RPE was affected by duration (p = 0.0004) of exercise, but not sex (p = 0.08), and there was no significant duration x sex interaction (p = 0.6).

Bozinovski et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2009 6:66   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-66

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