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Cross-sectional and prospective mediating effects of dietary intake on the relationship between sedentary behaviour and body mass index in adolescents

BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:751

Received: 29 January 2017

Accepted: 18 September 2017

Published: 29 September 2017

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Original Submission
29 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
29 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lucinda Bell
6 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carly Moores
22 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Elly Fletcher
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12889-017-4771-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Deakin University, Geelong, Australia, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Geelong, Australia
The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, University of Sydney, Westmead, Australia
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
The University of Queensland, School of Public Health, Brisbane, Australia
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia