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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 304521, 2 pages
Is Exergaming a Viable Tool in the Fight against Childhood Obesity?
Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1H 8L1
Received 27 January 2014; Accepted 11 February 2014; Published 11 March 2014
Academic Editor: Francesco Saverio Papadia
Copyright © 2014 Gary S. Goldfield 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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