Table 3. Session-RPE (10 minutes and 30 minutes), Session-RPE load, TRIMP during the training intensities (Easy, Moderate and Hard) and effect size between 10 minutes and 30 minutes. Data are means (± standard deviation).
Training Intensity
Easy Moderate Hard
Session-RPE (AU) 10 minutes 1.3 (1.0) 2.7 (1.6) 5.7 (1.0) *
30 minutes 1.7 (1.0) 2.5 (0.9) 5.8 (1.9) *
Effect Size .39 - .15 .06
Session-RPE Load (AU) 10 minutes 61.8 (47.7) 118.1 (67.7) 258.7 (46.5) *
30 minutes 78.7 (46.5) 112.5 (41.6) 264.3 (88.1) *
Effect Size .35 - .09 .07
TRIMP (AU) 10 minutes 35.8 (12.4) 79.4 (29.6) 151.6 (21.6) *
30 minutes 38.2 (12.7) 76.9 (11.6) 123.6 (28.9) *
Effect Size .19 .02 - 1.09
RPE = Rating of Perceived Exertion; AU = Arbitrary Unit. Effect Size between 10 minutes and 30 minutes.
* Different from Easy training intensity (p < 0.05).
† Different from Moderate training intensity (p < 0.05)