First printed April 2005
Revised and reprinted April 2008
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Brown W J, Moorhead GE and Marshall AL (2005)
Choose Health: Be Active: A physical activity guide for older Australians. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia and the Repatriation Commission © 2005.
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