Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Morphological and Motor-Functional Factors Influencing Fundamental Movement Skills in Eight-Year-Old Children

Frane Zuvela 1 , Ana Kezic 1 , * and Sasa Krstulovic 1
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1 Faculty of Kinesiology, University Of Split, Split, Croatia
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: December 2016, 26 (6); e5709
  • Published Online: June 18, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 6, 2016
  • Revised: April 18, 2016
  • Accepted: May 23, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.5709

To Cite: Zuvela F, Kezic A, Krstulovic S. Morphological and Motor-Functional Factors Influencing Fundamental Movement Skills in Eight-Year-Old Children, Iran J Pediatr. 2016 ; 26(6):e5709. doi: 10.5812/ijp.5709.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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