NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 10 results Save | Export
Zarrett, Nicole; Veliz, Philip; Sabo, Don – Women's Sports Foundation, 2018
The executive summary is to a report that was commissioned by the Women's Sports Foundation to better understand the impact of sports participation on teen health, well-being and academic achievement. They sought to understand how each sport impacts teen well-being, and whether the number of sports in which a teen participates influences their…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Females, Adolescents, Well Being
Zarrett, Nicole; Veliz, Philip; Sabo, Don – Women's Sports Foundation, 2018
This report was commissioned by the Women's Sports Foundation to better understand the impact of sports participation on teen health, well-being and academic achievement. They sought to understand how each sport impacts teen well-being, and whether the number of sports in which a teen participates influences their health. They also sought to…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Females, Adolescents, Well Being
Sabo, Don; Veliz, Philip; Staurowsky, Ellen J. – Women's Sports Foundation, 2016
This nationwide online survey, the largest of its kind to-date, was designed to generate facts and analysis of the workplace experiences and views of both female and male coaches of intercollegiate women's sports. This research is unique in that it is the first to assess male coaches of women's teams and make comparisons with female coaches. The…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, College Athletics, Womens Athletics, Athletes
Women's Sports Foundation, 2015
"Her Life Depends on It III & Girls and Women of Color," continues with the theme of previous reports that examined the need for girls and women to lead healthy, strong, and fulfilled lives and reviewed the research on links between sports and physical activity and the health and well-being of American girls and women. While some of…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Minority Groups, Physical Activity Level, Heart Disorders
Sabo, Don; Veliz, Phil – Women's Sports Foundation, 2011
This first-of-its-kind report on gender and high school sports participation, "Progress Without Equity: The Provision of High School Athletic Opportunity in the United States, by Gender 1993-94 through 2005-06," flows from an analysis of high schools that is unprecedented in its national and historical scope. It uses merged data from the Civil…
Descriptors: High Schools, Extramural Athletics, Womens Athletics, Participation
Staurowsky, Ellen J.; DeSouza, Mary Jane; Ducher, Gaele; Gentner, Noah; Miller, Kathleen E.; Shakib, Sohaila; Theberge, Nancy; Williams, Nancy I. – Women's Sports Foundation, 2009
In 2004, the Women's Sports Foundation published the first edition of "Her Life Depends On It" (Sabo et al.). At that time, it was clear that evidence-based research confirmed that regular physical activity and sport provides the critical foundation, in no small part, that allows girls and women to lead healthy, strong, and fulfilled lives. Now,…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Physical Activities, Females, Physical Activity Level
Staurowsky, Ellen J.; Miller, Kathleen E.; Shakib, Sohaila; De Souza, Mary Jane; Ducher, Gaele; Gentner, Noah; Theberge, Nancy; Williams, Nancy I. – Women's Sports Foundation, 2009
In 2004, the Women's Sports Foundation published the first edition of "Her Life Depends On It" (Don Sabo, Kathleen E. Miller, Merrill J. Melnick, and Leslie Heywood). At that time, it was clear that evidence-based research confirmed that regular physical activity and sport provides the critical foundation, in no small part, that allows girls and…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Physical Activities, Females, Physical Activity Level
Sabo, Don; Veliz, Phil – Women's Sports Foundation, 2008
This study measures the nationwide participation rates of girls and boys in exercise and organized team sports. The central focus is on how the intersections among families, schools and communities are related to children's involvement and interest in athletics and physical activity. Some of the personal and social benefits associated with…
Descriptors: Athletics, Team Sports, Exercise, Females
Cheslock, John – Women's Sports Foundation, 2008
This research is the most accurate description of college sports' participation patterns to date, shows that both men's and women's sports participation have increased over the past 25 years. It examines factors, including Title IX and athletic expenditure growth, impacting today's college sports participation trends, which vary widely by sport.…
Descriptors: Health Care Costs, Womens Athletics, Athletes, Race
Cheslock, John – Women's Sports Foundation, 2007
This study provides the most accurate and comprehensive examination of participation trends to date. We analyze data from almost every higher education institution in the country and utilize data and methods that are free of the shortcomings present in previous research on this subject. A 10-year NCAA sample containing 738 NCAA colleges and…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Student Participation, Males, Females