International Journal of School Health

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Core Stabilization Training and Fundamental Motor Skills in Children

Robabeh Rostami 1 , * and Meysam Ghaedi 1
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1 Shiraz University, Shiraz, IR Iran
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  • International Journal of School Health: January 01, 2017, 4 (1); e36010
  • Published Online: August 14, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 13, 2016
  • Revised: June 24, 2016
  • Accepted: June 28, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/intjsh-36010

To Cite: Rostami R, Ghaedi M. Core Stabilization Training and Fundamental Motor Skills in Children, Int J School Health. 2017 ; 4(1):e36010. doi: 10.17795/intjsh-36010.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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