PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH OUTCOMES: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA
Article first published online: 31 JAN 2013
Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Volume 23, Issue 1, pages 33–54, January 2014
How to Cite
Humphreys, B. R., McLeod, L. and Ruseski, J. E. (2014), PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH OUTCOMES: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA. Health Econ., 23: 33–54. doi: 10.1002/hec.2900
- Issue published online: 16 DEC 2013
- Article first published online: 31 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 7 NOV 2012
- Manuscript Received: 29 DEC 2011
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