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Comparison of Anthropometric Dimensions in Healthy and Disabled Individuals

Amir Hossein Davoudian Talab 1 , * , Ahmad Badee Nezhad 2 , Nasrin Asadi Darvish 2 and Hossein Molaeifar 3
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1 Department of Occupational Hygiene, Behbahan School of Medical Science, Behbahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Environmental Health, Behbahan School of Medical Science, Behbahan, IR Iran
3 Student Research Committee, Behbahan School of Medical Sciences, Behbahan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences (JJHS): July 2017, 9 (3); e59009
  • Published Online: July 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: March 10, 2016
  • Revised: May 7, 2016
  • Accepted: May 10, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhs.59009

To Cite: Davoudian Talab A H, Badee Nezhad A, Asadi Darvish N, Molaeifar H. Comparison of Anthropometric Dimensions in Healthy and Disabled Individuals, Jundishapur J Health Sci. 2017 ; 9(3):e59009. doi: 10.5812/jjhs.59009.

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