Issues Related to Girls and Boys Competing With and Against Each Other in Sports and Physical Activity Settings: The Foundation Position

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When is it appropriate or necessary that females and males participate with and against each other in sports? When are single-sex teams necessary or appropriate? On what basis can schools restrict participation? Find out the answers to these questions and more when we explain co-ed participation in physical activity settings.

Issues Related to Girls and Boys Competing With and Against Each Other in Sports and Physical Activity Settings: The Foundation Position (PDF 1034k)

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By Women's Sports Foundation

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