An exhaustive study of children’s participation in sports and exercise, this is the first to document the benefit of sports to the wellness of families.
Go Out and Play: Youth Sports in America is a comprehensive research report that covers a range of topics including age of entry into sports and drop-out rates. The findings document the existence of a narrower window of opportunity for girls in sport. Girls enter sports at a later age than boys and drop out sooner and in greater numbers. The student survey results show the main reasons girls and boys drop out of sports.