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Correction to: Weight stigma experiences and self-exclusion from sport and exercise settings among people with obesity

The Original Article was published on 22 March 2021

Correction to: BMC Public Health 21, 565 (2021)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10565-7

It was highlighted that the original article [1] contained some minor reference and typesetting errors in the Background section. This Correction article shows the incorrect and correct references and citations in the sentences. The original article has been updated.

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More regularly, “day-to-day discrimination [ …] comes in the form of “micro-aggressions” such as […] misguided comments” ([11] p.n.p.), rude and offensive remarks [9].

Correct

More regularly, “day-to-day discrimination […] comes in the form of “micro-aggressions” such as […] misguided comments” ([10] p.n.p.), rude and offensive remarks [9].

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They regularly encounter “negative weight-related attitudes and beliefs demonstrated by stereotypes, rejection and prejudice” ([16] p.347).

Correct

They regularly encounter “negative weight-related attitudes and beliefs that are manifested by stereotypes, rejection and prejudice” ([16] p.347).

Finally, with regard to reference [10], the link provided in the original reference was outdated. The correct URL for reference 10 is: https://www.apa.org/topics/racism-bias-discrimination/types-stress. The reference has been updated.

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Thedinga, H.K., Zehl, R. & Thiel, A. Correction to: Weight stigma experiences and self-exclusion from sport and exercise settings among people with obesity. BMC Public Health 21, 978 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10898-3

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