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Table 2 Characteristics of the included studies with intervention after treatment

From: High-intensity interval training in breast cancer survivors: a systematic review

Study Sample size HIIT     Supervised or Unsupervised Lab-based or Home and community-based
Duration and frequency Mode Intensity Interval and recovery durations
Alizadeh AM et al. (2019) [26] 52 12 weeks, 3×/week (36) Treadmill 90–95% HRmax 4 × 4 min running, 3 min passive recovery, total 25 min Supervised by exercise physiologist Lab-based
Alizadeh S et al. (2019) [27] 80 12 weeks, 3×/week (36) Treadmill 90–95% HRmax 4 × 4 min running, 3 min passive recovery, total 25 min Supervised by exercise physiologist Lab-based
Northey et al. (2019) [28] 17 12 weeks, 3×/week (36) Cycle ergometer Maximal effort 4 × 30 s, 2 min rest, total 10 min Supervised, supervisor not described Lab-based
Dolan et al. (2016) [14] 33 6 weeks, 3×/week (18) Treadmill Initial: 65% VO2peak, Interval 50% VO2peakLast: 95% VO2peak, Interval: <  60% VO2peak First week: 4–6 × 4 min, 3 min interval, total 25–39 minlast week: 4–6 × 2 min, 2 min interval, total 25–39 min Supervised, supervisor not described Lab-based
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