Exercise prescription for autistic populations

  • Marc R. Lochbaum
  • Debra J. Crews
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

School Psychology Exercise Prescription Autistic Population 

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Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc R. Lochbaum
    • 1
  • Debra J. Crews
    • 1
  1. 1.Arizona State UniversityUSA

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