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Title Girls and sports / Karen Miller, book editor.

Imprint Denver : Greenhaven Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Reference  R 016 OPP GIR 2010    ---  Available
Description 219 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How does gender influence sports participation? Girls should be allowed to play on boys' teams / Kris Lines ; Boys should be allowed to play on girls' teams / Sarah K. Fields ; Athletes are judged according to gendered sports stereotypes / Lisa A. Harrison and Amanda B. Lynch ; Female athletes defy gendered sports stereotypes / Deirdre M. Kelly, Shauna Pomerantz, and Dawn H. Currie ; Women's teams play the same games as men's teams / Patricia Sanchez ; Girls' teams lack the skill of boys' teams / Preston Williams -- How does sports participation affect girls' health? Team sports are associated with a reduced risk of suicide in girls / Lindsay A. Taliaferro, et al. ; Sports participation does not always enhance girls' self-esteem / David R. Shaffer and Erin Wittes ; Sport supplement use is common among female athletes / Mike Perko, Todd Bartee, and Mike Dunn ; Steroid use among female athletes is overreported / Gen Kanayama, et al. -- Do schools support girls' sports programs? Schools are complying with Title IX regulations / Becky Vest and Gerald Masterson ; Schools are not complying with Title IX regulations / Megan Seely ; Title IX has increased girls' participation in school sports / R. Vivian Acosta and Linda Jean Carpenter ; Title IX has not increased girls' participation in school sports / Carrie Lukas ; Schools support cheerleaders as athletes / Jon Siegel ; Schools do not support cheerleaders as athletes / Rob Stein -- What are the cultural implications of girls' participation in sports? Female endurance athletes diet to improve performance / Eli Saslow ; Female aesthetic athletes diet to improve performance / A. P. (Karin) de Bruin, Raoul R. D. Oudejans, and Frank C. Bakker ; Sports participation increases aggression in females / James Garbarino ; Sports participation increases rates of female college graduation / Kelly P. Troutman and Mikaela J. Dufur.
Subject Sports for women -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Miller, Karen, 1973-
ISBN 9780737745160 (hardcover)
0737745169 (hardcover)
9780737745177 (pbk.)
0737745177 (pbk.)
9780737748116 (hardcover)
0737748117 (hardcover)

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