Funding for this research was provided by:
South African Sugar Association Nutrition Research (EA/049/19)
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Received: 29 August 2019
Accepted: 18 December 2019
First Online: 30 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study has been approved by the University of the Witwatersrand Human Research Ethics Committee (protocol number: M180253). Informed consent will be obtained from all participants prior to taking part in the study and will be collected by the investigators enrolling participants in the study. All personal information will be kept separate from data and data will only be identifiable by a code with the links stored separately in a password protected digital file. After the 14-week intervention, participants in the CON group will be offered the opportunity to be taught the HIIT programme to undertake at their leisure and for their benefit. Participants will receive compensation for their transportation costs at every visit to the exercise laboratory.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.