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American Sports Data, Inc. Superstudy of Sports Participation
A national consumer mail panel survey of 25,000 adults and children conducted in January 2004 monitors an unprecedented 103 sports and activities, with tracking data spanning 1987–present. Demographic, attitudinal and ...
Developing Volunteer Job Descriptions
Written by volunteer management expert Mary V. Merrill, this article discusses the importance of having a job description for volunteers, useful tips about what to include in the description ...
ERIC- Education Resources Info Clearinghouse
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world’s premier database of journal and non-journal education ...
Girl's Sports Fact Sheet
Team Up for Youth Quick fact sheet with great statistics
< Harvard: Keeping Score- Mass girls youth sports
This Report analyzes public health data to assess gender disparities in physical activity among secondary school students in Massachusetts. These data reveal that substantial proportions of high school boys and ...
Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport serves as a comprehensive resource for issues related to gender and race in amateur, collegiate and professional sports.

The Institute researches and publishes ...

Making the Most of Volunteers
This essay discusses the elements that experience has shown need to be in place to allow volunteers to be most effective. The insights come from studying hundreds of programs that ...
Promoting Inclusive Physical Activity Communities for People with Disabilities
Physical, programmatic, and attitudinal barriers that affect the ability of many people with disabilities to become physically active must be eliminated if we are going to achieve higher levels of ...
Public View of Urban Parks
Parks have long been recognized as major contributors to the physical and aesthetic quality of urban neighborhoods. But a new, broader view of parks has emerged. It focuses on parks ...
Researchers Say Girls Thrive in Single-Sex Gym Classes
High school girls exhibit higher levels of vigorous activity if they participate in single-sex, nontraditional gym classes that include aerobics, dance, and other activities tailored to meet their interests, a ...
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