High school sports programs differentially impact participation by sex

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Keith M. Drake; Meghan R. Longacre; Todd MacKenzie; Linda J. Titus; Michael L. Beach; Andrew G. Rundle; Madeline A. Dalton;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of Sport and Health Science,volume 4,issue 3,pages282-288 (issn: 2095-2546)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jshs.2013.11.006
  • Subject: School athletic programs | GV557-1198.995 | Sports | Adolescents | Sports participation | Sports medicine | RC1200-1245 | High school students | Gender equity | Sex differences
    mesheuropmc: education | human activities

Background: Among numerous health benefits, sports participation has been shown to reduce the risk of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents. Schools represent an ideal environment for increasing sports participation, but it is unclear how access and choice ... View more
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