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Shriver LH, Harrist AW, Hubbs-Tait L, Topham G, Page M, Barrett A. Weight status, physical activity, and fitness among third-grade rural children. J Sch Health. 2011; 81: 536-544.
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LENKA H. SHRIVER, PhDa AMANDA W. HARRIST, PhDb LAURA HUBBS-TAIT, PhDc GLADE TOPHAM, PhDd MELANIE PAGE, PhDe AIMEE BARRETT, BAf
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