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Published by American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in Reston, VA (1900 Association Dr., Reston 22091) .
Written in English


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ContributionsAmerican Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
LC ClassificationsGV436 .H42 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3276111M
LC Control Number83199294

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