Examining the impact of a summer learning program on children's weight status and cardiorespiratory fitness: A natural experiment.

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Summary of "Examining the impact of a summer learning program on children's weight status and cardiorespiratory fitness: A natural experiment."

This study examined the impact of an existing 7-week summer learning program on children's weight status and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF).


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Name: Evaluation and program planning
ISSN: 1873-7870
Pages: 84-90


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