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Sternberg A, Murphy C, Austin-Leon G, Rao M, Application of shotokan karate exercises in an obese inner-city pediatric population who participated in the Downstart healthy lifestyle program. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 May:39(5Suppl):S387.
Sternberg A, Muzumdar H, Dinkevich E, Quintos JB, Austin-Leon G, Owens T. Murphy C, Dapul G, Rao M. The Downstart program: a hospital-based pediatric healthy lifestyle program for obese and morbidly obese minority youth. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2006 Dec;3 Suppl 4:584-9.
Quintos JB, Muzumdar H, George M, Mercado AB, Lu H, Sternberg A, Rao M, Castells S. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in inner city obese African-American youth. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2006 Dec;3 Suppl 4:571-5.