ERIC Number: EJ460511
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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The Role of Sports as a Social Status Determinant for Children.
Chase, Melissa A.; Dummer, Gail M.
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, v63 n4 p418-24 Dec 1992
A 1992 study examined responses from 478 intermediate grades students to determine the activities they prefer and their attitudes toward the role of sports in determining social status. Results showed that academic achievement rated below appearance (girls) and sports (boys) in determining personal popularity. (GLR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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