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Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training Online CE Exam

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training Online CE Exam

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    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text, Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training, is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can incorporate high-intensity interval training into fitness and sport conditioning for your athletes and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 100-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Explain and differentiate the five types of high-intensity interval training.
    • Explain how to manipulate the HIIT variables to maximize improvements in physical performance.
    • Explain how to incorporate HIIT into an athlete’s training program.
    • Describe the influence HIIT can have on fatigue, stress, and overall health.
    • Describe how to apply knowledge about HIIT to 20 popular individual and team sports.
    • Identify how HIIT is incorporated into sport-specific preparation and competition phases to prepare athletes for competition.


    A continuing education course for sport coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, exercise physiologists, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training Table of Contents

    Part I. Understanding High-Intensity Interval Training
    Chapter 1. Genesis and Evolution of High-Intensity Interval Training
    Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit with contributions from Jean Claude Vollmer
    Chapter 2. Traditional Methods of HIIT Programming
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen
    Chapter 3. Physiological Targets of HIIT
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen
    Chapter 4. Manipulating HIIT Variables
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen
    Chapter 5. Using HIIT Weapons
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen
    Chapter 6. Incorporating HIIT Into a Concurrent Training Program
    Jackson Fyfe, Martin Buchheit, and Paul Laursen
    Chapter 7. HIIT and Its Influence on Stress, Fatigue, and Athlete Health
    Philip Maffetone, Paul Laursen, and Martin Buchheit
    Chapter 8. Quantifying Training Load
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen
    Chapter 9. Response to Load
    Martin Buchheit, Paul Laursen, Jamie Stanley, Daniel Plews, Hani Al Haddad, Mathieu Lacome, Ben Simpson, and Anna Saw
    Chapter 10. Putting It All Together
    Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit

    Part II. Sport-Specific Application of High-Intensity Interval Training
    Chapter 11. Combat Sports
    Duncan French
    Chapter 12. Cross-Country Skiing
    Øyvind Sandbakk
    Chapter 13. Middle-Distance Running
    Jean Claude Vollmer and Martin Buchheit
    Chapter 14. Road Running
    Jamie Stanley and Carlos Alberto Cavalheiro
    Chapter 15. Road Cycling
    Marc Quod
    Chapter 16. Rowing
    Daniel Plews
    Chapter 17. Swimming
    Tom J. Vandenbogaerde, Wim Derave, and Philippe Hellard
    Chapter 18. Tennis
    Jamie Fernandez-Fernandez
    Chapter 19. Triathlon
    Daniel Plews and Paul Laursen
    Chapter 20. American Football
    Johann Bilsborough and Moses Cabrera
    Chapter 21. Australian Football
    Aaron Coutts, Joel Hocking, and Johann Bilsborough
    Chapter 22. Baseball
    Robert Butler and Matt Leonard
    Chapter 23. Basketball
    Xavi Schelling and Lorena Torres-Ronda
    Chapter 24. Cricket
    Carl Petersen and Aaron Kellett
    Chapter 25. Field Hockey
    Dave Hamilton
    Chapter 26. Ice Hockey
    Matt Nichol
    Chapter 27. Handball
    Martin Buchheit
    Chapter 28. Rugby Union
    Nick Gill and Martyn Beaven
    Chapter 29. Rugby Sevens
    Nick Poulos
    Chapter 30. Soccer
    Martin Buchheit, Mathieu Lacome, and Ben Simpson

    About the Editors
    List of Contributors
    Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    Paul B. Laursen, PhD, is an endurance coach, a sport scientist, and an adjunct professor for Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. He earned his doctorate in exercise physiology from the University of Queensland, was formerly the physiology manager for High Performance Sport New Zealand, and now resides in British Columbia, Canada.

    Laursen is well known throughout the international sport and strength and conditioning communities for his knowledge and research of high-intensity interval training. His other interests include health, longevity, heart rate variability, thermoregulation, and artificial intelligence application to training. He has published more than 125 peer-reviewed manuscripts in exercise and sport science journals; his publications with coauthor Martin Buchheit are among the most cited. He is an active endurance athlete, having completed 18 Ironman triathlons.

    Martin Buchheit, PhD, is a sport scientist, a strength and conditioning coach, and the head of performance for the Paris Saint-Germain Football (Soccer) Club. He is also an adjunct associate professor of exercise science for Victoria University in Australia. He previously worked as an exercise physiologist for ASPIRE Academy in Qatar, and he has served as a lecturer, consultant, and strength and conditioning coach for various organizations.

    Buchheit received his doctorate in physiology from the University of Strasbourg in France. He has published more than 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts, with much of his research focusing on high-intensity interval training. The training tools he has developed include the 30-15 intermittent fitness test, used to program high-intensity training, and the 4+3 running test, used to track changes in training status using heart rate variability and GPS and accelerometer data. Buchheit was involved in the launch of Sports Performance & Science Reports, an open-access web-based platform aimed at improving research dissemination. He is an endurance athlete who has a personal best time of 2:54 in the marathon.