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Volume 2017, Article ID 5283457, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5283457
Research Article

Developing Intervention Strategies to Optimise Body Composition in Early Childhood in South Africa

1Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
2MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
3Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
4Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC, Australia
5Early Start Research Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
6MRC/Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
7Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Division of Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
8INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana

Correspondence should be addressed to Catherine E. Draper; az.ca.tcu@repard.enirehtac

Received 23 September 2016; Accepted 26 December 2016; Published 16 January 2017

Academic Editor: Flavia Prodam

Copyright © 2017 Catherine E. Draper 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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