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ERIC Number: EJ628454
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-8392
Sports Involvement as Protection against Depressed Mood.
Gore, Susan; Farrell, Florence; Gordon, Jennifer
Journal of Research on Adolescence, v11 n1 p119-30 2001
Examined protective influence of team sports involvement on adolescent depressed mood among 1,036 high school students. Found that a significant association between team sports involvement and depressed mood among males and females; the relation was not significant after controlling for parental and peer support. Females' involvement, but not males', protected against depressed mood associated with poor school performance. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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