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Dieting practices, weight perceptions, and body composition: A comparison of normal weight, overweight, and obese college females

  • Brenda M Malinauskas1Email author,
  • Thomas D Raedeke2,
  • Victor G Aeby3,
  • Jean L Smith1 and
  • Matthew B Dallas1
Nutrition Journal20065:11

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-5-11

Received: 06 December 2005

Accepted: 31 March 2006

Published: 31 March 2006

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Original Submission
6 Dec 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Jan 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ka Wong
13 Feb 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Landis
26 Feb 2006 Author responded Author comments - Brenda Malinauskas
Resubmission - Version 3
26 Feb 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 3
31 Mar 2006 Editorially accepted
31 Mar 2006 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-5-11

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management, East Carolina University
Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Carolina University
Department of Health Education, East Carolina University