Her Life Depends on It II

In December 2009 the Women’s Sports Foundation released a new and expanded comprehensive review of its essential “Her Life Depends On It” report, first released in 2004. The benchmark 2009 review draws critical conclusions that further emphasize the vital roles that sports play in the physical and social health of girls and women. The report is compiled from more than 2,000 studies examining women’s athletics and health, including hundreds of new studies conducted in the five years since the last report was released.

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Published Dec 15, 2009
By Women's Sports Foundation

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Her Life Depends on It II

The report is compiled from more than 2,000 studies examining women’s athletics and health, including hundreds of new studies conducted in the five years since the last report was released.

SHARP Center

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

Proposed Pictograms for the 1996 Olympic Games

This research study was designed to empirically examine whether children perceived the proposed Atlanta Committee on the Olympic Games pictograms in gendered or "universal interpretations of human" terms.

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