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An extended mixed-effects framework for meta-analysis.

Stat Med 2019 Dec 24;38(29):5429-5444. Epub 2019 Oct 24.

Department of Public Health Environments and Society, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.8362DOI Listing
December 2019

Future projections of temperature-related excess out-of-hospital cardiac arrest under climate change scenarios in Japan.

Sci Total Environ 2019 Sep 16;682:333-339. Epub 2019 May 16.

Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.196DOI Listing
September 2019

Ambient Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality in 652 Cities.

N Engl J Med 2019 08;381(8):705-715

From the School of Public Health, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety of the Ministry of Education and National Health Commission Key Laboratory of Health Technology Assessment (C.L., R.C., H. Kan), the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (J. Chen), Shanghai Key Laboratory of Atmospheric Particle Pollution and Prevention (R.C., H. Kan), Fudan University, Shanghai Children's Medical Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (S.T.), and Children's Hospital of Fudan University, National Center for Children's Health (H. Kan), Shanghai, the School of Public Health and Management, Binzhou Medical University, Yantai (Y.G.), the School of Public Health, Institute of Environment and Population Health, Anhui Medical University, Hefei (S.T.), and the Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, Ministry of Education, and State Key Laboratory of Environmental Health (Incubating), School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (T.W.) - all in China; the Department of Public Health, Environments and Society (F.S., A.M.V.-C., A.M., A.G.) and the Centre for Statistical Methodology (A.G.), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and the School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences, King's College London (K.K.), London; the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC (Y.G.), and the School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane (S.T.) - both in Australia; the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo, São Paulo (M.S.Z.S.C., P.H.N.S.); the Air Health Science Division, Health Canada, and the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON (E.L.); the Department of Public Health (P.M.) and the School of Nursing and Obstetrics (N.V.O.), Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile; Hospital Vista Hermosa, Bogota, Colombia (S.O.G.); Santé Publique France, French National Public Health Agency, Saint Maurice, France (M.P.); the Department of Epidemiology, Lazio Regional Health Service-ASL Roma 1, Rome (M. Stafoggia, M. Scortichini); Karolinska Institute, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Stockholm (M. Stafoggia), and the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå (B.F., C.Å., H.O.) - both in Sweden; the Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki (M.H.), and the Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba (Y.H.) - both in Japan; the Department of Environmental Health, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico (M.H.-D., J. Cruz); the Department of Epidemiology, Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon (B.N., J.P.T.), and the Epidemiology Research Unit-Instituto de Saúde Pública, Universidade do Porto, Porto (J.P.T.) - both in Portugal; the Department of Public Health Science, Graduate School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea (H. Kim); the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Barcelona (A.T.), and the Department of Statistics and Computational Research, University of Valencia Environmental Health Joint Research Unit Fundación para el Fomento de la Investigación Sanitaria y Biomédica de la Comunitat Valenciana-Universitat de València-Universitat Jaume I de Castellón Biomedical Research Center Network for Epidemiology and Public Health, Valencia (C.I.) - both in Spain; the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and the University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland (M.S.R.); Environmental and Occupational Medicine, National Taiwan University (Y.-L.G., B.-Y.C.), and the College of Medicine and National Taiwan University Hospital (Y.-L.G.), Taipei City; the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT (M.L.B.); the Environment and Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council (C.Y.W.), the Department of Geography, Geo-informatics, and Meteorology, University of Pretoria (C.Y.W., R.M.G.), and the Natural Resources and the Environment Unit, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (R.M.G.), Pretoria, and the Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management, North-West University, Potchefstroom (R.M.G.) - all in South Africa; the Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta (N.S.); the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, (J.K., A.U.), and the Faculty of Environmental Sciences (J.K.), Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic; the Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia (H.O., E.I.); the Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research, University of Oulu, Medical Research Center Oulu, and Oulu University Hospital and University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland (J.J.K.J., N.R.I.R.); the Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, School of Medicine, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens (K.K., A.A.); the Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (A.Z., J.S.), and the Health Effects Institute (A.C.), Boston; and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle (A.C.).

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August 2019

Modeling Future Projections of Temperature-Related Excess Morbidity due to Infectious Gastroenteritis under Climate Change Conditions in Japan.

Environ Health Perspect 2019 07 19;127(7):77006. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/EHP4731DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6792379PMC
July 2019

Hands-on Tutorial on a Modeling Framework for Projections of Climate Change Impacts on Health.

Epidemiology 2019 05;30(3):321-329

From the Department of Public Health, Environments and Society, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/EDE.0000000000000982DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6533172PMC
May 2019

Can Dietary and Physical Activity Modifications Reduce Breast Density in Postmenopausal Women? The DAMA Study, a Randomized Intervention Trial in Italy.

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2019 01 1;28(1):41-50. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Cancer Risk Factors and Lifestyle Epidemiology Unit, Institute for Cancer Research, Prevention and Clinical Network (ISPRO), Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-18-0468DOI Listing
January 2019

The association between ambient temperature and mortality in South Africa: A time-series analysis.

Environ Res 2018 02 20;161:229-235. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1H 9SH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2017.11.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5773242PMC
February 2018

Associations between objectively measured physical activity and later mental health outcomes in children: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2018 02 28;72(2):94-100. Epub 2017 Nov 28.

Psychology and Human Development, University College London Institute of Education, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2017-209455DOI Listing
February 2018

The effects of non-native signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) on fine sediment and sediment-biomonitoring.

Sci Total Environ 2017 Dec 25;601-602:186-193. Epub 2017 May 25.

Environment Agency, Horizon House, Deanery Road, Bristol BS1 5AH, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.106DOI Listing
December 2017

A multilevel model to estimate the within- and the between-center components of the exposure/disease association in the EPIC study.

PLoS One 2015 18;10(3):e0117815. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Nutrition and Metabolism Section, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4365026PMC
February 2016

Power analysis to detect time trends on population-based cancer registries data: When size really matters.

Eur J Cancer 2015 Jun 12;51(9):1082-90. Epub 2013 Nov 12.

Piedmont Cancer Registry, CPO - Centre for Cancer Prevention, Via San Francesco da Paola 31, 10123 Torino, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2013.10.008DOI Listing
June 2015

Environmental influences on children's physical activity.

J Epidemiol Community Health 2015 Jan 30;69(1):77-85. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jech-2014-204287DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4283619PMC
January 2015

Quality control methods in accelerometer data processing: identifying extreme counts.

PLoS One 2014 13;9(1):e85134. Epub 2014 Jan 13.

Medical Research Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3890298PMC
September 2014

Quality control methods in accelerometer data processing: defining minimum wear time.

PLoS One 2013 24;8(6):e67206. Epub 2013 Jun 24.

Medical Research Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3691227PMC
February 2014

Are clinical phenotype and autoantibody profile always concordant in pemphigus? A study in a cohort of pemphigus patients.

Eur J Dermatol 2013 Jan-Feb;23(1):40-8

DISSAL, Section of Dermatology, IRCCS, Azienda Ospedaliera San Martino-IST, Via Pastore 1, Genoa 16132, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1684/ejd.2012.1903DOI Listing
October 2013

The spectrum of dermatoscopic patterns in blue nevi.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2012 Aug 26;67(2):199-205. Epub 2011 Oct 26.

Department of Dermatology, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2011.08.018DOI Listing
August 2012

Diet-related telomere shortening and chromosome stability.

Mutagenesis 2012 Jan 19;27(1):49-57. Epub 2011 Aug 19.

Genetic Toxicology Unit, Department of Environmental and Primary Prevention, Italian National Health Institute, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mutage/ger056DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3241941PMC
January 2012

Hormonal and reproductive factors in relation to melanoma in women: current review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Cancer 2011 Nov 26;47(17):2607-17. Epub 2011 May 26.

Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2011.04.023DOI Listing
November 2011

Bulky DNA adducts and breast cancer risk in the prospective EPIC-Italy study.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2011 Sep 31;129(2):477-84. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, ISPO (Cancer Research and Prevention Institute), Ponte Nuovo, Via delle Oblate 2, 50139, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10549-011-1472-8DOI Listing
September 2011

Newborns with sonographically dysplastic and potentially unstable hips: 6-year follow-up of an RCT.

Pediatrics 2011 Mar 14;127(3):e661-6. Epub 2011 Feb 14.

Department of Radiology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2010-2572DOI Listing
March 2011

The BRCAPRO 5.0 model is a useful tool in genetic counseling and clinical management of male breast cancer cases.

Eur J Hum Genet 2010 Jul 17;18(7):856-8. Epub 2010 Mar 17.

Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Institute-ISPO, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejhg.2010.29DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2987355PMC
July 2010

A PALB2 germline mutation associated with hereditary breast cancer in Italy.

Fam Cancer 2010 Jun 18;9(2):181-5. Epub 2009 Sep 18.

Medical Genetics Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini, 6, 50139 Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10689-009-9295-zDOI Listing
June 2010

Evaluation of radiation-induced chromosome instability in subjects with a family history of gastric cancer.

Biomarkers 2009 Jun;14(4):226-34

Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13547500902968538DOI Listing
June 2009

Environmental ozone exposure and oxidative DNA damage in adult residents of Florence, Italy.

Environ Pollut 2009 May 26;157(5):1521-5. Epub 2008 Oct 26.

Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute (ISPO), Via Cosimo il Vecchio 2, 50139 Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2008.09.011DOI Listing
May 2009

DNA adducts and PM(10) exposure in traffic-exposed workers and urban residents from the EPIC-Florence City study.

Sci Total Environ 2008 Sep 7;403(1-3):105-12. Epub 2008 Jul 7.

Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO - Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.05.041DOI Listing
September 2008

MC1R variants, melanoma and red hair color phenotype: a meta-analysis.

Int J Cancer 2008 Jun;122(12):2753-60

Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.23396DOI Listing
June 2008

Sun exposure prior to diagnosis is associated with improved survival in melanoma patients: results from a long-term follow-up study of Italian patients.

Eur J Cancer 2008 Jun 10;44(9):1275-81. Epub 2008 Apr 10.

CPO, Cancer Prevention Centre, Piedmont Cancer Registry, Via San Francesco da Paola 31, Turin, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2008.03.009DOI Listing
June 2008

Placenta growth factor in diabetic wound healing: altered expression and therapeutic potential.

Am J Pathol 2006 Oct;169(4):1167-82

Laboratory of Molecular and Cell Biology, Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata, IDI-IRCCS, Via dei Monti di Creta, 104, 00167 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2353/ajpath.2006.051314DOI Listing
October 2006

Survival and prognostic variables of cutaneous melanoma observed between 1995 and 2000 at Istituto Dermopatico Dell'Immacolata (IDI-IRCCS), Rome, Italy.

Eur J Cancer Prev 2006 Apr;15(2):171-7

Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Dermopatico Dell'Immacolata (IDI-IRCCS), Via dei Monti di Creta, 104, 00167 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.cej.0000178077.27748.fbDOI Listing
April 2006

Meta-analysis of risk factors for cutaneous melanoma: III. Family history, actinic damage and phenotypic factors.

Eur J Cancer 2005 Sep;41(14):2040-59

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2005.03.034DOI Listing
September 2005

GSTT1 and GSTM1 gene polymorphisms and gastric cancer in a high-risk italian population.

Int J Cancer 2005 Jun;115(2):284-9

Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Research and Prevention Center (CSPO), Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.20864DOI Listing
June 2005

Cyclosporine therapy monitored with abbreviated area under curve in nephrotic syndrome.

Pediatr Nephrol 2005 Jan 25;20(1):25-9. Epub 2004 Nov 25.

Department of Nephrology and Urology, Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital and Research Institute, Rome, Italy.

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January 2005

Meta-analysis of risk factors for cutaneous melanoma: I. Common and atypical naevi.

Eur J Cancer 2005 Jan;41(1):28-44

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2004.10.015DOI Listing
January 2005

Meta-analysis of risk factors for cutaneous melanoma: II. Sun exposure.

Eur J Cancer 2005 Jan;41(1):45-60

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, IRCCS Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2004.10.016DOI Listing
January 2005

Vascular structures in skin tumors: a dermoscopy study.

Arch Dermatol 2004 Dec;140(12):1485-9

Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archderm.140.12.1485DOI Listing
December 2004

A gene-environment interaction between occupation and BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations in male breast cancer?

Eur J Cancer 2004 Nov;40(16):2474-9

Molecular and Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Scientific Institute of Tuscany, Via di San Salvi 12, 50135 Florence, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejca.2004.07.012DOI Listing
November 2004

Dermoscopic patterns of cutaneous melanoma metastases.

Melanoma Res 2004 Oct;14(5):367-73

Department of Immuno-oncodermatology, Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata, Via Dei Monti di Creta 104, 00167 Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00008390-200410000-00006DOI Listing
October 2004

Inter- and intra-variability of pigmented skin lesions: could the ABCD rule be influenced by host characteristics?

Skin Res Technol 2004 Aug;10(3):193-9

Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences--Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

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August 2004

Bronchial carcinoid tumors: nodal status and long-term survival after resection.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 May;77(5):1781-5

Thoracic Surgery Unit, Carlo Forlanini Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo-Forlanini, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2003.10.089DOI Listing
May 2004

Videothoracoscopic management of the solitary pulmonary nodule: a single-institution study on 429 cases.

Ann Thorac Surg 2003 May;75(5):1607-11; discussion 1611-2

Thoracic Surgery Unit, Carlo Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0003-4975(02)04827-0DOI Listing
May 2003

Performance of the self-administered psoriasis area and severity index in evaluating clinical and sociodemographic subgroups of patients with psoriasis.

Arch Dermatol 2003 Mar;139(3):353-8; discussion 357

Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archderm.139.3.353DOI Listing
March 2003

Muscle pain in athletes with locomotor disability.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2003 Feb;35(2):199-206

Rehabilitation Hospital, Fondazione S. Lucia, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/01.MSS.0000048635.83126.D4DOI Listing
February 2003