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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 583249, 11 pages
Research Article

Factors Influencing Physical Activity in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs: A Pilot Study

1Drexel School of Public Health, Drexel University, 245 N. 15th Street, Mail Stop 660, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
2Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University, 245 N. 15th Street, Mail Stop 1030, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
3The Research Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, 30 Warren Street, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
4Department of Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, 3601 A Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA

Received 14 December 2011; Revised 3 February 2012; Accepted 13 February 2012

Academic Editor: Kristie F. Bjornson

Copyright © 2012 Katie Feehan 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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