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HIITing Health in School: Can High Intensity Interval Training Be a Useful and Reliable Tool for Health on a School-Based Enviroment? A Systematic Review

Rafael Zapata-Lamana ORCID 1 , Igor Cigarroa Cuevas 2 , Victor Fuentes 2 , Claudio Soto Espindola 2 , Eva Parrado Romero 3 , Carlos Sepulveda 4 , 5 and Matias Monsalves-Alvarez ORCID 4 , 6 , *
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1 Escuela de Educación, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
2 Escuela de Kinesiologia,Facultad de Salud, Universidad Santo Tomas, Chile
3 Laboratorio de Psicología del Deporte, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, España
4 Laboratorio de Investigación en Nutrición y Actividad Física, LABINAF, Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de los Alimentos INTA, Universidad de Chile
5 Laboratorio de Ciencias del Ejercicio, Clínica MEDS, Santiago, Chile
6 Docente Escuela de Educación, Programa de Postgrado, Facultad de Humanidades, Universidad Mayor, Chile
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  • International Journal of School Health: July 31, 2019, 6 (3); e89829
  • Published Online: September 14, 2019
  • Article Type: Systematic Review
  • Received: January 23, 2019
  • Revised: August 28, 2019
  • Accepted: September 2, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/intjsh.89829

How to Cite: Zapata-Lamana R, Cigarroa Cuevas I, Fuentes V, Soto Espindola C, Parrado Romero E, et al. HIITing Health in School: Can High Intensity Interval Training Be a Useful and Reliable Tool for Health on a School-Based Enviroment? A Systematic Review, Int J School Health. 2019 ; 6(3):e89829. doi: 10.5812/intjsh.89829.

Abstract
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1. Context
2. Objectives
3. Data Sources
4. Study Selection
5. Data Extraction
6. Results
7. Discussion
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