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Study protocol: a randomised controlled trial of the effects of a multi-modal exercise program on cognition and physical functioning in older women

  • Sue Vaughan1Email author,
  • Norm Morris1,
  • David Shum2,
  • Siobhan O’Dwyer3 and
  • Denise Polit3
BMC Geriatrics201212:60

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2318-12-60

Received: 20 May 2012

Accepted: 21 September 2012

Published: 26 September 2012

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11 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ian Cameron
22 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Sue Vaughan
Resubmission - Version 4
22 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
31 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ian Cameron
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21 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
26 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2318-12-60

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Griffith University
School of Applied Psychology and Behavioural Basis of Health Program, Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University
Griffith Health Institute, Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, Griffith University