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Table 4 Complications during sessions among patients completing ≥1 session

From: Feasibility and safety of high-intensity interval training for the rehabilitation of geriatric inpatients (HIITERGY) a pilot randomized study

 All patients (n = 69)HIIT (n = 25)MICT (n = 44)
Any complication32 (46%)16 (64%)16 (36%)
Osteoarticular pain14 (20%)10 (40%)4 (9%)
Fatigue5 (7%)2 (8%)3 (7%)
Dyspnea4 (6%)2 (8%)2 (5%)
Dizziness/malaise4 (6%)3 (12%)1 (2%)
Muscular pain4 (6%)3 (12%)1 (2%)
Fall2 (3%)1 (4%)1 (2%)
Musculoskeletal lesion1 (1%)1 (4%)0
Thoracic pain1 (1%)01 (2%)
Other complication7 (10%)2 (8%)5 (11%)
Refusal of session2 (3%)02 (5%)
Session stopped due to complication8 (12%)1 (4%)7 (16%)
  1. HIIT High-intensity interval training, MICT Moderate-intensity continuous training