Does School-Based Health Promotion Affect Physical Activity on Weekends? And, Does It Reach Those Students Most in Need of Health Promotion?

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Summary of "Does School-Based Health Promotion Affect Physical Activity on Weekends? And, Does It Reach Those Students Most in Need of Health Promotion?"

To determine whether a school-based health promotion program affects children's weekend physical activity and whether this effect varies according to socioeconomic-status.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0137987


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