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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The main goal of the three-year Boston Girls’ Sports & Physical Activity Project (BGSPAP) was to create an integrated and sustainable network of community-based programs that use sports and physical activity to favorably influence the physical, psychological, and social development of urban girls.

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Physical activity and sport are fundamental solutions for many of the serious health and social problems faced by girls.

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The Sport, Health and Activity Research and Policy Center for Women and Girls, was established in 2010 as a new partnership between the WSF and University of Michigan’s School of Kinesiology and Institute for Research on Women & Gender

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