Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal is a scholarly journal covering women in sports that is published twice a year by Women of Diversity Productions, in Las Vegas, Nev.. It is geared toward physical education and athletics instructors as well as women's interest groups.

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring

2004 NAGWS Awards
In our pursuit of equitable and quality sport opportunities for all girls and women, NAGWS relies daily on the superior contributions of students, teachers, colleagues, and other professionals. In honor of these individuals, NAGWS sponsors a number...
Gender Bias in the 1996 Olympic Games: Audience Perception and Effects
Abstract Sports are omnipresent in American society; available for viewing 24 hours a day and can constitute much of everyday life and conversation. Researchers have indicated that men and women relate to sport differently (Gantz & Wenner, 1991)....
Hegemonic Gender Identity and Outward Bound: Resistance and Re-Inscription?
Historically, Outward Bound's outdoor and adventure education programs were seen as curricula that would make 'men out of boys' (Marsh and Richards, 1989). (1) Currently, Outward Bound is also seen as a space for some women who resist dominant codes...
Helping Middle School Females Form a Sense of Self through Team Sports and Exercise
Abstract The purpose of the study was to investigate how involvement in exercise and participation in team sports were related to the multidimensional self-perceptions of middle school females. The study was conducted in 2 middle schools with 181...
NAGWS: Core Values through the Years
The National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS) began in 1899 and has continued to positively impact society through many name and structure changes. Core values have always guided NAGWS in its broad mission to increase sport participation...
'Race' and Ethnicity in English Netball
Abstract The main purpose of this study was to investigate the 'race' and ethnicity of female netball players in the First and Second Division of the English National Netball League during the 1999/2000 season. The secondary purpose was to compare...
RE: Proposed Regulations for Single-Sex Education
NATIONAL COALITION FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN EDUCATION Mr. Kenneth L. Marcus U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue SW Room 5000 Mary E. Switzer Building Washington, DC 20202-1100 April 23, 2004 RE: Proposed Regulations...
Role Models, Perceived Sport Encouragement, and Sport Expectancies of United States Adolescent Athletes and Their Parents
Abstract During the past decade females have had more opportunities to participate in sports at various levels than ever before. These opportunities and the recognition received due to their success may have changed peoples' views regarding same-sex...
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The National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS) has more than 100 years of tradition of generating and disseminating cutting edge research and educational information related to girls and women's sport issues to the professional and public...
Where Are We Now with Title IX? -- A Recap of Current Events
* June 2003 -- The National Wrestling Coaches Association v. United States Department of Education lawsuit is dismissed. * July 2003 -- The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a "Further Clarification" letter indicating...
Women in Intercollegiate Sport; A Longitudinal, National Study; Twenty Seven Year Update: 1977-2004
Overview of Findings Participation Opportunities for Female Athletes * Nationwide, more college women have more athletic teams available to them than ever before. * 8.32 teams per school is the average offering for female athletes in 2004....
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