Asian Journal of Sports Medicine

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Can Schools Play a Role in Increasing Physical Activity in Parents and Teachers? A New Approach for Behavior Internalization in Adults

Ata Pourabbasi 1 , * , Amir Hossein Shams 2 and Amin Shakarami 3
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1 Diabetes Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Faculty of Science, Biopharmaceutical Sciences, University of Ottawa
3 Faculty of Psychology, Allameh TabaTabaee University, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine: March 2017, 8 (1); e40598
  • Published Online: December 25, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 3, 2016
  • Revised: November 27, 2016
  • Accepted: December 12, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.40598

To Cite: Pourabbasi A, Hossein Shams A, Shakarami A. Can Schools Play a Role in Increasing Physical Activity in Parents and Teachers? A New Approach for Behavior Internalization in Adults, Asian J Sports Med. 2017 ; 8(1):e40598. doi: 10.5812/asjsm.40598.

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