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Pilot randomised controlled trial of a brief mindfulness-based intervention for those with persistent pain.

J Behav Med 2019 Dec 22;42(6):999-1014. Epub 2019 Apr 22.

Population Health Research Institute, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10865-019-00040-5DOI Listing
December 2019

Combined health risks of cigarette smoking and low levels of physical activity: a prospective cohort study in England with 12-year follow-up.

BMJ Open 2019 Nov 27;9(11):e032852. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

The Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-032852DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6887020PMC
November 2019

Exercise interventions for smoking cessation.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2019 10 30;2019(10). Epub 2019 Oct 30.

University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences, Room N32, ITTC Building, Tamar Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth, UK, PL6 8BX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD002295.pub6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6819982PMC
October 2019

Pregnant Smokers' Experiences and Opinions of Techniques Aimed to Address Barriers and Facilitators to Smoking Cessation: A Qualitative Study.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 08 2;16(15). Epub 2019 Aug 2.

Division of Primary Care, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16152772DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6695602PMC
August 2019

Re-Configuring Identity Postpartum and Sustained Abstinence or Relapse to Tobacco Smoking.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 08 28;16(17). Epub 2019 Aug 28.

Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16173139DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6747523PMC
August 2019

Interest in and Use of Smoking Cessation Support Across Pregnancy and Postpartum.

Nicotine Tob Res 2019 Aug 23. Epub 2019 Aug 23.

Population Health Research Institute, St Georges, University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntz151DOI Listing
August 2019

Does financial support for medical students from low income families make a difference? A qualitative evaluation.

BMC Med Educ 2019 May 17;19(1):153. Epub 2019 May 17.

Population Health Research Institute, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-019-1573-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6525429PMC
May 2019

The ethnicity attainment gap among medical and biomedical science students: a qualitative study.

BMC Med Educ 2018 Dec 29;18(1):325. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Population Health Research Institute, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12909-018-1426-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6310969PMC
December 2018

Views on and experiences of electronic cigarettes: a qualitative study of women who are pregnant or have recently given birth.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2018 Jun 15;18(1):233. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Institute for Social Marketing and UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-018-1856-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6003107PMC
June 2018

Predictors of Postpartum Return to Smoking: A Systematic Review.

Nicotine Tob Res 2018 05;20(6):665-673

Population Health Research Institute, St. Georges, University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntx163DOI Listing
May 2018

Predictors of smoking cessation during pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Addiction 2018 04 30;113(4):610-622. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

Population Health Research Institute, St George's University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14135DOI Listing
April 2018

Exercise to Support Indigenous Pregnant Women to Stop Smoking: Acceptability to Māori.

Matern Child Health J 2017 Nov;21(11):2040-2051

National Institute for Health Innovation, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, 261 Morrin Road, Glen Innes, Auckland, 1072, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-017-2303-2DOI Listing
November 2017

The association between smoking prevalence and eating disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Addiction 2016 11 18;111(11):1914-1922. Epub 2016 Jul 18.

Physiotherapy Department, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 8AZ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.13457DOI Listing
November 2016

Views on a brief mindfulness intervention among patients with long-term illness.

BMC Psychol 2016 Nov 15;4(1):56. Epub 2016 Nov 15.

Population Health Research Institute, St George's University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40359-016-0163-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5109661PMC
November 2016

Effect of a sport-for-health intervention (SmokeFree Sports) on smoking-related intentions and cognitions among 9-10 year old primary school children: a controlled trial.

BMC Public Health 2016 05 26;16:445. Epub 2016 May 26.

Physical Activity Exchange, Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 62 Great Crosshall Street, Liverpool, L3 2AT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3048-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4882812PMC
May 2016

An Exploratory Analysis of the Smoking and Physical Activity Outcomes From a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of an Exercise Assisted Reduction to Stop Smoking Intervention in Disadvantaged Groups.

Nicotine Tob Res 2016 Mar 11;18(3):289-97. Epub 2015 May 11.

Centre for Clinical Trials and Population Studies, Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry, Plymouth, United Kingdom;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntv099DOI Listing
March 2016

Dependence and motivation to stop smoking as predictors of success of a quit attempt among smokers seeking help to quit.

Addict Behav 2016 Feb 29;53:175-80. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1-19 Torrington Place, London WC1 6BT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.10.020DOI Listing
February 2016

Authors' reply to Braillon and Bewley.

BMJ 2015 Jun 30;350:h3555. Epub 2015 Jun 30.

Division of Epidemiology and Public Health and UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

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June 2015

Physical activity for smoking cessation in pregnancy: randomised controlled trial.

BMJ 2015 May 14;350:h2145. Epub 2015 May 14.

Division of Primary Care and UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2145DOI Listing
May 2015

Cardiac rehabilitation versus standard care after aortic aneurysm repair (Aneurysm CaRe): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Trials 2015 Apr 15;16:162. Epub 2015 Apr 15.

Department of Outcomes Research, St George's Vascular Institute, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, Room 4.007, Blackshaw Road, London, SW17 0QT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-015-0669-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4407427PMC
April 2015

Process evaluation of a sport-for-health intervention to prevent smoking amongst primary school children: SmokeFree Sports.

BMC Public Health 2015 Apr 10;15:347. Epub 2015 Apr 10.

Department of Sport and Physical Activity, Edge Hill University, St. Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP, UK.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4428003PMC
April 2015

Exercise-based treatments for substance use disorders: evidence, theory, and practicality.

Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 2015 Jan 14;41(1):7-15. Epub 2014 Nov 14.

Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, University of California , San Diego, La Jolla, CA , USA and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/00952990.2014.976708DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4831948PMC
January 2015

Exercise interventions for smoking cessation.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Aug 29(8):CD002295. Epub 2014 Aug 29.

Population Health Research Institute, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK, SW17 0RE.

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August 2014

How do prompts for attempts to quit smoking relate to method of quitting and quit success?

Ann Behav Med 2014 Jun;47(3):358-68

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK,

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June 2014

Longitudinal cohort survey of women's smoking behaviour and attitudes in pregnancy: study methods and baseline data.

BMJ Open 2014 May 14;4(5):e004915. Epub 2014 May 14.

Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, UK National Institute for Health Research, School for Primary Care Research, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-004915DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4025445PMC
May 2014

Immediate effects of a brief mindfulness-based body scan on patients with chronic pain.

J Behav Med 2014 Feb 6;37(1):127-34. Epub 2012 Nov 6.

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10865-012-9466-5DOI Listing
February 2014

Overcoming limitations in previous research on exercise as a smoking cessation treatment: rationale and design of the "Quit for Health" trial.

Contemp Clin Trials 2014 Jan 16;37(1):33-42. Epub 2013 Nov 16.

Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, RI, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2013.11.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4075030PMC
January 2014

Impact of dementia progression on food-related processes: a qualitative study of caregivers' perspectives.

Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 2013 Sep 30;28(6):568-74. Epub 2013 Jun 30.

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George's University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1533317513494456DOI Listing
September 2013

Evaluation of a refined, nationally disseminated self-help intervention for smoking cessation ("quit kit-2").

Nicotine Tob Res 2013 Aug 4;15(8):1365-71. Epub 2013 Jan 4.

Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/nts286DOI Listing
August 2013

Urge to smoke over 52 weeks of abstinence.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2013 Mar 30;226(1):83-9. Epub 2012 Sep 30.

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-012-2886-7DOI Listing
March 2013

A test of proposed new tobacco withdrawal symptoms.

Addiction 2013 Jan 5;108(1):50-9. Epub 2012 Oct 5.

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2012.03981.x
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January 2013

Exercise-based smoking cessation interventions among women.

Womens Health (Lond) 2013 Jan;9(1):69-84

Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Box 0628, La Jolla, CA 92093-0628, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/whe.12.63DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5718352PMC
January 2013

Tobacco withdrawal symptoms and urges to smoke in pregnant versus non-pregnant smokers.

Addict Behav 2012 Dec 23;37(12):1353-7. Epub 2012 Jul 23.

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George's University of London, London SW17 ORE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2012.07.008DOI Listing
December 2012

Effect of thought suppression on desire to smoke and tobacco withdrawal symptoms.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2012 Jan 7;219(1):205-11. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George's, University of London, 6th Floor, Hunter Wing, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17ORE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-011-2391-4DOI Listing
January 2012

Exercise interventions for smoking cessation.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 Jan 18;1:CD002295. Epub 2012 Jan 18.

Division of PopulationHealth Sciences and Education, StGeorge’s,University of London,CranmerTerrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK.

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January 2012

Cardiovascular risk factors in patients with schizophrenia receiving continuous medical care.

Community Ment Health J 2011 Dec 15;47(6):688-93. Epub 2011 Jan 15.

Division of Population, Health Sciences and Education, St George's University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10597-011-9376-y
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December 2011

Evaluation of a nationally disseminated self-help intervention for smoking cessation ('Quit Kit').

Tob Control 2011 Sep 17;20(5):380-2. Epub 2011 Mar 17.

St George’s University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/tc.2010.040535DOI Listing
September 2011

Resistance training as an aid to standard smoking cessation treatment: a pilot study.

Nicotine Tob Res 2011 Aug 18;13(8):756-60. Epub 2011 Apr 18.

The Miriam Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntr068DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3150692PMC
August 2011

A randomised placebo-controlled trial of oral hydrocortisone for treating tobacco withdrawal symptoms.

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2011 Jul 9;216(1):43-51. Epub 2011 Feb 9.

Division of Population Health Sciences and Education, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 ORE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-011-2191-xDOI Listing
July 2011

Cannabinoid type 1 receptor antagonists for smoking cessation.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2011 Mar 16(3):CD005353. Epub 2011 Mar 16.

Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus, Oxford, UK, OX3 7LF.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD005353.pub4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6486173PMC
March 2011

Integrating the promotion of physical activity within a smoking cessation programme: findings from collaborative action research in UK Stop Smoking Services.

BMC Health Serv Res 2010 Nov 25;10:317. Epub 2010 Nov 25.

School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-10-317DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3001431PMC
November 2010

Psychosocial correlates of health literacy among older patients with coronary heart disease.

J Health Commun 2010 Oct;15(7):788-804

Division of Community Health Sciences, St. George's, University of London, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2010.514030DOI Listing
October 2010

Is the ten-item Questionnaire of Smoking Urges (QSU-brief) more sensitive to abstinence than shorter craving measures?

Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2010 Feb 22;208(3):427-32. Epub 2009 Dec 22.

Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E6BT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00213-009-1742-xDOI Listing
February 2010

Determinants of physical activity promotion by smoking cessation advisors as an aid for quitting: support for the Transtheoretical Model.

Patient Educ Couns 2010 Jan 16;78(1):53-6. Epub 2009 Jun 16.

School of Sport & Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2009.05.004DOI Listing
January 2010

Feasibility of an exercise counseling intervention for depressed women smokers.

Nicotine Tob Res 2009 Aug 18;11(8):985-95. Epub 2009 Jun 18.

Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street South West, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntp101DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2711987PMC
August 2009

Effect of isometric exercise and body scanning on cigarette cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Addiction 2009 Jul;104(7):1251-7

Division of Community Health Sciences, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 ORE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2009.02605.xDOI Listing
July 2009

Patients' perspectives of the doctor-patient relationship and information giving across a range of literacy levels.

Patient Educ Couns 2009 Apr 28;75(1):114-20. Epub 2008 Nov 28.

Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, London South Bank University, UK.

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April 2009

Exercise interventions for smoking cessation.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2008 Oct 8(4):CD002295. Epub 2008 Oct 8.

Division of Community Health Sciences, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK, SW17 0RE.

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October 2008

Physical activity as an aid to smoking cessation during pregnancy: two feasibility studies.

BMC Public Health 2008 Sep 23;8:328. Epub 2008 Sep 23.

Division of Community Health Sciences, St, George's University of London, London, SW17 0RE, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-8-328DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2559842PMC
September 2008

Physical inactivity among a UK Somali population.

J Public Health (Oxf) 2008 Mar 14;30(1):110. Epub 2007 Nov 14.

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March 2008

The relationship between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and psychological wellbeing among adolescents.

Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2007 Oct 17;42(10):851-6. Epub 2007 Jul 17.

Division of Community Health Sciences, St George's, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00127-007-0232-xDOI Listing
October 2007

Does exercise in adolescence prevent smoking uptake?

Addiction 2007 Jul;102(7):1025-6

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July 2007