Women in Sports: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Maylon Hanold
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  • ISBN-10: 1440853703
  • ISBN-13: 9781440853708
  • DDC: 796.0922
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Providing key data, insights, and ways of thinking about women and sports, this book is an excellent resource for high school and undergraduate students as well as for sport organizations serving girls and women.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Compensation of Student-Athletes Threatens Women’s Collegiate Sports Altogether.
4: A Shift in Perspective: Inspiring a New Generation of Female Coaches.
5: Wearable Technology Helps to Inform and Improve Female Collegiate Soccer Players’ Performance on the Field and Body Image off the Field.
6: Navigating the Female (Athlete) Body Knowledge Gap.
7: Sport Empowerment Programs for Girls.
8: “You Got This”: Making My Way on the Confidence Journey.
9: Breaking the Gender Binary in Sport: Female-to-Male Recreational Athlete.
10: Gender Equality in Sport: (Un)Awareness, Education, and Resolve.
11: Profiles.
Data and Documents.
12: Data.
13: Documents.
14: Resources.
15: Chronology.
About the Author.