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Published By: Women In Sport – March 2021 Funded by Comic Relief & Sweaty Betty Foundation, this research looked to understand how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of teenage girls and their relationship with sport and physical activity. We conducted in-depth ethnographic research over a 2-month period with a group of girls aged 13-16… Continue reading The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Teenage Girls Lives and Physical Activity
“The old adage that sports builds character, mental toughness, teamwork and other intangibles that will last a lifetime appears to be especially true for girls and women. Team sports offer lessons to girls that they often don’t get elsewhere, experts say. And research shows experience in sports is a common trait among top female business… Continue reading How Sports Impacts The Lives Of Girls And Women Long After Their Playing Days Are Done
“Despite the gap, Costello’s study did show that women are represented in exercise science studies in general. But I wondered if the trend was improving — and if the type of study mattered. Are scientists studying women in, say, studies of metabolism, but neglecting them in studies of injury? I looked at published studies in… Continue reading Women in Sports are Underrepresented in Science
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