The Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

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Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

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Part I – Understanding High-Intensity Interval Training
1. History and Evolution of High-Intensity Interval Training

Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit with contributions from Jean Claude Vollmer

2. Traditional Methods of HIIT Programming

Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

3. Physiological Targets of HIIT

Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

4. Manipulating HIIT Variables

Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

5. Using HIIT Weapons

Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

6. Incorporating HIIT Into a Concurrent Training Program

Jackson Fyfe, Martin Buchheit, and Paul Laursen

7. HIIT and Its Influence on Stress, Fatigue, and Athlete Health

Philip Maffetone, Paul Laursen, and Martin Buchheit

8. Quantifying Training Load

Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

9. Response to Load

Martin Buchheit, Paul Laursen, Jamie Stanley, Daniel Plews, Hani Al Haddad, Mathieu Lacome, Ben Simpson, and Anna Saw

10. Putting It All Together

Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit

Part II – Sport-Specific Application of High-Intensity Interval Training
11. Combat Sports

Duncan French

12. Cross-Country Skiing

Øyvind Sandbakk

13. Middle-Distance Running

Jean Claude Vollmer and Martin Buchheit

14. Road Running

Jamie Stanley and Carlos Alberto Cavalheiro

15. Road Cycling

Marc Quod

16. Rowing

Daniel Plews

17. Swimming

Tom Vandenbogaerde, Wim Derave, and Philippe Hellard

18. Tennis

Jaime Fernandez-Fernandez

19. Triathlon

Daniel Plews and Paul Laursen

20. American Football

Johann Bilsborough and Moses Cabrera

21. Australian Football

Aaron Coutts, Joel Hocking, and Johann Bilsborough

22. Baseball

Robert Butler and Matt Leonard

23. Basketball

Xavi Schelling and Lorena Torres-Ronda

24. Cricket

Carl Petersen and Aaron Kellett

25. Field Hockey

Dave Hamilton

26. Ice Hockey

Matt Nichol

27. Handball

Martin Buchheit

28. Rugby Union

Nic Gill and Martyn Beaven

29. Rugby Sevens

Nick Poulos

30. Soccer

Martin Buchheit, Mathieu Lacome, and Ben Simpson

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