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

(Photo by: Flickr User_wjarrettc) (Photo by: Flickr User_wjarrettc)

 

Content Summary


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)

Download Now

Published
By Women's Sports Foundation

EXPLORE FURTHER

The Women’s Sports Foundation finds the views expressed by Raymond Moore disheartening. His comments undermine the achievements of women in sport and women in our society as a whole.

Single-Sex Physical Education Classes

For many young girls, physical education class is their first and only exposure to physical activity.

Athlete Organizations - Player Associations and Unions

The Foundation neither advocates nor discourages the development of such organizations but does recognize the functionality of such groups. Learn more about our position on this topic.

STAY IN-THE-KNOW

Sign up for our newsletter to receive infrequent updates, news and information.

SUBSCRIBE