International Journal of Sport Studies for Health

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Assessing Physical and Demographic Conditions of Freshman "15" Male Medical Students

Mohammad Reza Sharif 1 and Mansour Sayyah 2 , *
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1 Clinical Research Center, College of Medicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
2 Anatomy Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
Article information
  • International journal of Sport Studies for Health: January 2018, 1 (1); e67421
  • Published Online: January 28, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 13, 2017
  • Accepted: January 17, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/intjssh.67421

To Cite: Reza Sharif M, Sayyah M. Assessing Physical and Demographic Conditions of Freshman "15" Male Medical Students, Int J Sport Stud Hlth. 2018 ; 1(1):e67421. doi: 10.5812/intjssh.67421.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion and Conclusion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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