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Effects of dance on cognitive function among older adults: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis

Systematic Reviews20187:24

Received: 7 September 2017

Accepted: 16 January 2018

Published: 27 January 2018

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Original Submission
7 Sep 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernd Arents
13 Dec 2017 Author responded Author comments - ASM Borhan
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Dec 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Jan 2018 Editorially accepted
27 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13643-018-0689-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences (GERAS) Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia
Biostatistics Unit, St Joseph Healthcare, Hamilton, Canada