The Status of Female Youth Health and Physical Activity in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area

This report highlights key indicators of both the status of physical activity and health for female youth in the Atlanta metropolitan area and the state of Georgia; these indicators are then compared with national averages in order to contextualize the results. Overall, this report shows that female youth in the Atlanta and Georgia areas are not getting sufficient physical activity, either through sports teams or physical education courses in school.

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Published Dec 15, 2004
By Women's Sports Foundation

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OCTOBER 12, 2010: After a rigorous year-long process to select an institutional research partner, the Women’s Sports Foundation has officially selected the University of Michigan (U-M) to establish a joint research and policy center. The center will be known as the Women’s Sports, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center (SHARP).

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