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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 576821, 8 pages
Comparative Effectiveness of After-School Programs to Increase Physical Activity
1Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, and the Maya Angleou Center for Health Equity, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA
2Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37240, USA
3Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
4Department of Economics, Center for Evaluation and Program Improvement, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
5Clinical Research Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
6Center for Evaluation and Program Improvement, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
7Departments of Family Medicine and Pediatrics, Office of Rural Health and Health Disparities, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
8Center for Translational Science, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
9Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
10Nashville Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, Nashville, TN 37215, USA
11Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Received 10 January 2013; Accepted 6 July 2013
Academic Editor: Reza Majdzadeh
Copyright © 2013 Sabina B. Gesell et al. 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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