The Effects of Time and Intensity of Exercise on Novel and Established Markers of Cardiovascular Disease in Adolescent Youth

Duncan S. Buchan, Stewart Ollis, John D. Young, Non E. Thomas Stephen-Mark Tephen, Mark Cooper , Tom K. Tong, Jinlei Nie, Robert M. Malina, and Julien S. Baker

Purpose: This article examines the effects of brief, intense exercise in comparison with traditional endurance exercise on both novel and traditional markers of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in youth.

Conclusions: Brief, intense exercise is a time efficient means for improving CVD risk factors in adolescents.

IN PLAIN ENGLISH: Pull your offspring away from the T.V or video games and get them to exert in some physical activity that entails hard-effort even if it is only for a brief period of time..