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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2012, Article ID 642187, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/642187
Research Article

Physical Activity and Health Beliefs among Saudi Women

1College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, P.O. Box 1684, Riyadh 11441, Saudi Arabia
2College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, P.O. Box 6941, Riyadh 11452, Saudi Arabia

Received 12 May 2011; Revised 30 October 2011; Accepted 14 December 2011

Academic Editor: Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa

Copyright © 2012 Einas S. Al-Eisa and Hana I. Al-Sobayel. 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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