Anthropometric Parameters as Indicators of Obesity in Adolescents in Montenegro

  • Ivan VASILJEVIC Dept. of Physical Culture, Faculty for Sport and Physical Education, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro


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How to Cite
VASILJEVIC I. Anthropometric Parameters as Indicators of Obesity in Adolescents in Montenegro. IJPH. 47(11):1769-70.
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