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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2010, Article ID 672751, 10 pages
Clinical Study

Kung Fu Training Improves Physical Fitness Measures in Overweight/Obese Adolescents: The “Martial Fitness” Study

1Exercise, Health & Performance Faculty Research Group, The University of Sydney, Lidcome, NSW 2141, Australia
2Brain Dynamics Centre, The University of Sydney Medical School and Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
3Centre for Research into Adolescents' Health, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia

Received 21 November 2009; Revised 8 March 2010; Accepted 8 April 2010

Academic Editor: Jonatan R. Ruiz

Copyright © 2010 Tracey W. Tsang 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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