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ISRN Pulmonology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 578240, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/578240
Research Article

Exercise Capacity in Prepubertal Children with Cystic Fibrosis

1The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Incorporating The National Children’s Hospital, Dublin 24, Ireland
2Children’s Respiratory Lab, The National Children’s Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
3Discipline of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Received 28 February 2012; Accepted 2 May 2012

Academic Editors: A. Celi and A. Yokoyama

Copyright © 2012 Emma Kilbride 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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