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1) Harvard School of Public Health 2) Institute for Aerobics Research 3) The US National Institutes of Health 4) The US Department of Health and Human Services: Physical Activity Guidelines
1) Harvard School of Public Health
2) Institute for Aerobics Research
3) The US National Institutes of Health
4) The US Department of Health and Human Services: Physical Activity Guidelines
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