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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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Myth-Busting: Girls Just Don’t Like Sports As Much As Boys Do

Every day girls’ and women’s opinions and thoughts on sports are not taken seriously, ignored or all-together laughed at. And for what reason? Because girls just don’t care about sports like boys do.

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WSF-Funded University of Michigan Study Finds Parents with Traditional Beliefs About Gender May Shortchange Daughters

Parents with the most traditional beliefs about masculinity and femininity are likelier to view pay-to-play sports fees as too high for daughters compared with sons, a new study from the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology suggests.

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Ponytails and Hockey Pucks

As the hockey store manager slid the hulking shoulder pads over my child’s shoulders and then tightened the shin and elbow pads, I watched in awe at the mountain of stuff now velcroed to my eight-year-old. One part of me wondered, “How the heck will I ever get all this stuff on the kid by myself?” While in the other part of my brain, a red sign flashed DANGER! What was I getting us into?

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#WSFCELEBRATES40: Healthy Living Tweet Chat with Laila Ali

Laila Ali - sitting President of the Women's Sports Foundation.

As our #WSFCELEBRATES40 anniversary celebration continues on social media, last Friday we hosted a live Twitter Q&A with former WSF President Laila Ali. As a mother of two with a buzzing career, Laila answered fans healthy living questions with real, first-hand expert advice. Keep reading for some of the best fan questions and Laila's great answers.

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