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A cluster randomised trial of a school-based intervention to prevent decline in adolescent physical activity levels: study protocol for the ‘Physical Activity 4 Everyone’ trial

  • Rachel Sutherland1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Elizabeth Campbell1, 2, 3,
  • David R Lubans4,
  • Philip J Morgan4,
  • Anthony D Okely5,
  • Nicole Nathan1, 2, 3,
  • Luke Wolfenden1, 2, 3,
  • Jannah Jones1, 3,
  • Lynda Davies1, 3,
  • Karen Gillham1, 3 and
  • John Wiggers1, 2, 3
BMC Public Health201313:57

Received: 19 December 2012

Accepted: 3 January 2013

Published: 22 January 2013

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19 Dec 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Rachel Sutherland
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
22 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-57

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Authors’ Affiliations

Hunter New England Population Health
School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle
Hunter Medical Research Institute
Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Education, University of Newcastle
Interdisciplinary Educational Research Institute and Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong