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Effectiveness of Start to Run, a 6-week training program for novice runners, on increasing health-enhancing physical activity: a controlled study

BMC Public Health201313:697

Received: 28 May 2013

Accepted: 26 July 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

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Original Submission
28 May 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
29 May 2013 Author responded Author comments - Linda Ooms
11 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Maria Paula Santos
Resubmission - Version 2
29 May 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Jul 2013 Editorially accepted
31 Jul 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-697

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Authors’ Affiliations

Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL)
Scientific Center for Transformation in Care and Welfare (Tranzo), Tilburg University