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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 935245, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/935245
Research Article

Organized Sports, Overweight, and Physical Fitness in Primary School Children in Germany

1Division of Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine, Ulm University Medical Centre, 89075 Ulm, Germany
2Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Regensburg, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
3Institute of Epidemiology and Medical Biometrics, Ulm University, 89075 Ulm, Germany
4Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology, Ulm University Medical Centre, 89075 Ulm, Germany

Received 11 October 2012; Accepted 11 February 2013

Academic Editor: Jana Pařízková

Copyright © 2013 Clemens Drenowatz 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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