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Is interval training the magic bullet for fat loss? A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing moderate-intensity continuous training with high-intensity interval training (HIIT)
  1. Ricardo Borges Viana1,
  2. João Pedro Araújo Naves1,
  3. Victor Silveira Coswig2,
  4. Claudio Andre Barbosa de Lira1,
  5. James Steele3,
  6. James Peter Fisher3,
  7. Paulo Gentil1
  1. 1 Faculty of Physical Education and Dance, Federal University of Goiás, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil
  2. 2 Faculty of Physical Education, Federal University of Pará, Castanhal, Pará, Brazil
  3. 3 Centre for Health, Exercise, and Sport Science, School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Paulo Gentil, Faculdade de Educação Física e Dança, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiania 74605-220, Brazil; paulogentil{at}hotmail.com

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  • Contributors RBV and JPAN carried out the screenings and reviews. RBV and VSC carried out the analysis of the articles. RBV and PG drafted and revised the manuscript. CABdL, VSC, JS, JPF and PG revised the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Contributors RBV and JPAN carried out the screenings and reviews. RBV and VSC carried out the analysis of the articles. RBV and PG drafted and revised the manuscript. CABdL, VSC, JS, JPF and PG revised the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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