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Enhancing self-regulation as a strategy for obesity prevention in Head Start preschoolers: the growing healthy study

  • Alison L Miller1, 2Email author,
  • Mildred A Horodynski3,
  • Holly E Brophy Herb4,
  • Karen E Peterson1, 2,
  • Dawn Contreras4, 5,
  • Niko Kaciroti1,
  • Julie Staples-Watson1 and
  • Julie C Lumeng1, 6
BMC Public Health201212:1040

Received: 9 November 2012

Accepted: 27 November 2012

Published: 30 November 2012

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9 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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20 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1040

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Human Growth and Development, University of Michigan
School of Public Health, University of Michigan
College of Nursing, Michigan State University
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Michigan State University
Health and Nutrition Institute, Michigan State University
Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan