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1. Shields M. Overweight and obesity among children and youth. Health Reports 2006; 17(3): 27-42.

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17. Shields M, Connor Gorber S, Tremblay MS. Effects of measurement on obesity and morbidity. Health Reports 2008; 19(2): 77-84.

18. Giroux S. Canadian Health Measures Survey: sampling strategy overview. Health Reports 2007; 18 (Suppl): 31-6.

19. Day B, Langlois R, Tremblay M, Knoppers BM. Canadian Health Measures Survey: Ethical, legal and social issues. Health Reports 2007; 18(Suppl): 37-51.

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27. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP). The Canadian Physical Activity, Fitness and Lifestyle Approach (CPAFLA) Third Edition. Ottawa: Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, 2003.

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29. Statistics Canada. Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS): Cycle 1 Wave 1: Derived Variable (DV) Specifications. Available at: /imdb-bmdi/document/5071_D3_T9_V2-eng.pdf. Accessed August 8, 2010.

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37. Statistics Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth: Survey Overview for the 2006/2007 Data Collection, Cycle 7. Available at: /imdb-bmdi/document/4450_D2_T9_V3-eng.pdf. Accessed August 25, 2010.

38. Shields M, Tremblay MS. Canadian childhood obesity estimates based on WHO, IOTF and CDC cut-points. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity 2010; 5(3): 265-73.

39. Connor Gorber S, Tremblay MS. The bias in self-reported obesity from 1976 to 2005: a Canada-US comparison. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2010; 18(2): 354-61.