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Relationship between fatness, physical fitness, and academic performance in normal weight and overweight schoolchild handball players in Qatar State

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Relationship between fatness, physical fitness, and academic performance in normal weight and overweight schoolchild handball players in Qatar State. / Hermassi, S.; Chelly, M.S.; Michalsik, L.B.; Sanal, N.E.M.; Hayes, L.D.; Cadenas-Sanchez, C.

In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 16, No. 2, e0246476, 19.02.2021.

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Hermassi, S. ; Chelly, M.S. ; Michalsik, L.B. ; Sanal, N.E.M. ; Hayes, L.D. ; Cadenas-Sanchez, C. / Relationship between fatness, physical fitness, and academic performance in normal weight and overweight schoolchild handball players in Qatar State. In: PLoS ONE. 2021 ; Vol. 16, No. 2.

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