Table 3. Details about training interventions.
Weeks Days/Week Exercises Sets Repetitions Intensity Restinterval (sec)
Chronic effects
Au et al. (2017) 12 2 5 3 20-25* / 8-12** 30-50% RM* / 75-90% RM** 60
Casey et al. (2007) 12 3 7 2 8-12 To failure -
Cortez-Cooper (2005) 11 4 12 6 5 To failure -
Okamoto et al. (2015) 16 3 1 3 10 75% RM 120
Clark et al. (2011) 4 3 1 3 9-12* / 30-50** 80% RM* / 30% RM** 60-120
Fahs et al. (2014) 6 3 1 4 20 30% RM 60
Raj et al. (2012) 16 2 4 2* / 3** 10* / 5-10** 75% RM* / 50-100% RM** 180
Yasuda et al. (2015) 12 2 2 4 15-30 25-30% RM 30
Yasuda et al. (2014) 12 2 2 4 30* / 10** 20% RM* / 30% RM** 90
Okamoto et al. (2009a) 10 2 5 5 8-10 80% RM 120
Acute effects
Nitzsche et al. (2016) - - 5 3*/3**/4 30*/ 20**/10 30% RM*/50% RM**/70% RM 120
Kingsley et al. (2017) - - 3 3 10 75% RM 120
Lefferts et al. (2015) - - 2 5 5 To failure 90
Augustine et al. (2014) - - 2 5 5 To failure 180-300
Okamoto et al (2014) - - 1 3 To exhaustion 40% RM 120
Yoon et al. (2010) - - 8 2 15 60% RM -
RM: maximum load in one repetition;
* Group 1;
** Group 2;
♮ Group 3 (see table 2)