Moms, Dads, Daughters and Sports

The Wilson Report is the summarized results of a major nationwide survey to study the influence of parents and family factors on girls' participation in sports.

Wilson Sporting Goods and Co. and the Women's Sports Foundation have commissioned a major nationwide survey to study the influence of parents and family factors on girls' participation in sports. The Wilson Report: Moms, Dads, Daughters and Sports marks the first large-scale, nationwide and inter-generational survey of the female sport experience.

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Published Jul 7, 1988
By Women's Sports Foundation

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