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The Younger, The Better: Study Examines the Lifetime Benefits of Sports for Girls

It has been proven time and again that physical activity and sports can improve the health and well-being of American girls and women, serving to reinforce the preventative health message that girls and women deserve and need complete access to opportunities. Now, a 20-year respective study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released this month shows how children’s social skills impact their success.

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The New Motivation Method: Do What Makes You Feel Good!

You’ve heard the health-and-fitness message your whole life: “To get healthy and fit, and stay that way, you need regular exercise—preferably, an intense workout three or four times a week for at least 40 minutes.” Incredibly, by just changing the message, we can transform this vicious cycle of failure into a sustainable cycle of success. So let’s change the message now!

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Her Life Depends On It III & Women’s Health and Physical Activity

On May 12, 2015, we released the third edition of Her Life Depends On It, our comprehensive look at the links between participation in sport and physical activity and the health and well-being of American girls and women. In conjunction with Women's Health Week (May 10 - May 15), we created a WSF Report Brief, an overview of the women's and girls' health-related topics covered by Her Life Depends On It III.

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Sports 4 Life: Dawn Harper Nelson on Playing with Confidence

"I like this hairstyle. I know I look good. Now it's time to get down to business." How does two-time Olympic medalist Dawn Harper Nelson make sure she is ready to hit the track with confidence? What advice does she have for girls who might cite concerns over their appearance as a reason they are hesitant to play sports? Watch as Dawn shares her secrets to being "ready to get down to business" and more!

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Can an Argumentative Family Have a Long-Lasting Effect on Childhood Obesity?

A new study published in Preventive Medicine is making an interesting new claim: constant family arguing can have a long-lasting impact on childhood obesity in girls.

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