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The sydney playground project: popping the bubblewrap - unleashing the power of play: a cluster randomized controlled trial of a primary school playground-based intervention aiming to increase children's physical activity and social skills

  • Anita C Bundy1Email author,
  • Geraldine Naughton2,
  • Paul Tranter3,
  • Shirley Wyver4,
  • Louise Baur5,
  • Wendy Schiller6,
  • Adrian Bauman7,
  • Lina Engelen1,
  • Jo Ragen1,
  • Tim Luckett1,
  • Anita Niehues1,
  • Gabrielle Stewart1,
  • Glenda Jessup1 and
  • Jennie Brentnall1
BMC Public Health201111:680

Received: 15 August 2011

Accepted: 1 September 2011

Published: 1 September 2011

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Original Submission
15 Aug 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Aug 2011 Author responded Author comments - Lina Engelen
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Aug 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Sep 2011 Editorially accepted
1 Sep 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-11-680

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney
Centre of Physical Activity across the Lifespan, Australian Catholic University
School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, University of New South Wales
Institute of early childhood, Macquarie University
Paediatrics & Child Health, University of Sydney
School of Education, University of South Australia
Public Health, University of Sydney