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  • König, T. T., Frankenbach, M.L., Gianicolo, E., Holler, A.S., Sochaczewski, C. O. von, Wessel, L., Widenmann, A., Klos, L., Kolb, S., Siaplaouras, J. & Niessner, C. (2023). Habitual physical activity in patients born with oesophageal atresia: a multicenter cross-sectional study and comparison to a healthy reference cohort matched for gender and age. European Journal of Pediatrics. Vorab-Onlinepublikation.

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  • Hanssen-Doose, A., Albrecht, C., Schmidt, S. C. E., Woll, A., & Worth, A. (2018). Quantitative und qualitative Merkmale des Schulsports in Deutschland im Zusammenhang mit der Gesundheit der Schülerinnen und Schüler. German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research, 48 (4), 530-543. DOI: 10.1007/s12662-018-0542-z   

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