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The relationship between visceral fat thickness and bone mineral density in sedentary obese children and adolescents

  • Ismael Forte Freitas Júnior1, 5,
  • Jefferson Rosa Cardoso2, 5,
  • Diego G Destro Christofaro3, 5,
  • Jamile Sanches Codogno4, 5,
  • Augusto César Ferreira de Moraes5, 6, 7, 8 and
  • Rômulo Araújo Fernandes1, 5, 9Email author
BMC Pediatrics201313:37

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-13-37

Received: 11 September 2012

Accepted: 12 March 2013

Published: 20 March 2013

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Original Submission
11 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gil Guerra-Junior
10 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Shilpa Bhupathiraju
16 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Romulo Fernandes
Resubmission - Version 3
16 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
20 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-13-37

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Physical Education, UNESP Univ Estadual Paulista
Department of Physical Therapy, Universidade Estadual de Londrina - UEL
Department of Physical Education, Universidade do Oeste Paulista
Department of Physical Education, UNESP Univ Estadual Paulista
Group of Scientific Research Related to Physical Activity. Department of Physical Education, UNESP Univ Estadual Paulista
School of Medicine (FMUSP) of the Universidade de São Paulo
GENUD - Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development – Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Zaragoza
GEPECIN - Research Group in Nutritional Sciences, Catholic Pontificate University/PR
Universidade Estadual Paulista