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"Differential Obesity Measures for the Firefighter Wellness and Fitness (WEFIT) program: BMI, Waist Circumference, or Skin-fold Body Fat?” will be presented at the APHA Annual Meeting 2012:

140th Annual Meeting and Exposition (American Public Health Association)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: October 27 – October 31, 2012
Conference website: http://www.apha.org/meetings/AnnualMeeting/

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"Firefighter perspectives on occupational and behavioral causes of obesity: A qualitative study" will be presented at the APHA Annual Meeting 2012:

140th Annual Meeting and Exposition (American Public Health Association)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: October 27 – October 31, 2012
Conference website: http://www.apha.org/meetings/AnnualMeeting/

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"Comparison of firefighters' physical activity pattern during work day and off day" will be presented at the APHA Annual Meeting 2012:

140th Annual Meeting and Exposition (American Public Health Association)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: October 27 – October 31 2012
Conference website: http://www.apha.org/meetings/AnnualMeeting/

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"Exploring Occupational and Behavioral Risk Factors for Obesity in Firefighters: A Theoretical Framework and Study Design" was published in the December 2011 issue of the international occupational health and safety journal, Safety and Health at Work.

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"Developing a Firefighter Occupational Health Questionnaire Using Focus Groups: the FORWARD Study" was presented at the following APHA Conference:

139th Annual Meeting and Exposition (American Public Health Association)
Location: Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Dates: October 29 - November 2, 2011
Conference website: http://www.apha.org/meetings/AnnualMeeting/

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"Exploring Occupational and Behavioral Risk Factors for Obesity in Firefighters" was presented at the following APA/NIOSH Conference:

9th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health
Location: Doubletree Hotel At The Entrance To Universal Studios Theme Park, Orlando, Florida
Dates: May 19-22, 2011
Conference website: www.apa.org/wsh/

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