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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 697563, 5 pages
Research Article

Functional Movement Is Negatively Associated with Weight Status and Positively Associated with Physical Activity in British Primary School Children

Department of Biomolecular and Sports Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry CV1 5FB, UK

Received 29 November 2011; Revised 17 January 2012; Accepted 21 January 2012

Academic Editor: George P. Nassis

Copyright © 2012 Michael J. Duncan and Michelle Stanley. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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