Geographical influences upon physical activity participation: evidence of a ‘coastal effect’

@article{Bauman1999GeographicalIU,
  title={Geographical influences upon physical activity participation: evidence of a ‘coastal effect’},
  author={Adrian Bauman and Ben J. Smith and Lyn Stoker and Bill Bellew and Michael Booth},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health},
  year={1999},
  volume={23}
}
Objective: To examine the association between geographical proximity to the coast and physical activity participation levels. 
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