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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 129193, 10 pages
Review Article

Systems Science and Childhood Obesity: A Systematic Review and New Directions

1Department of Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
2Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA

Received 15 February 2013; Revised 26 March 2013; Accepted 27 March 2013

Academic Editor: Reza Majdzadeh

Copyright © 2013 Asheley Cockrell Skinner and E. Michael Foster. 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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