girls in sports

Jen Welter is encouraging women and girls to play the sports they love.
Coach Across America program is dedicated to promoting girls participation in sports. This year we celebrate the 30th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, a national observance celebrating the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports.
Girls today must be raised to be predisposed to taking action and competing in sports is still the best way to instill that lesson. Competing in sports teaches girls self-reliance and self-respect, two of the most important lessons for how to be an adult.
Nine-year-old Linden understands how the phrase "Throw like a girl" is used by most people, but he also knows that it's not
Davis, whose walk-up song is Beyoncé's "Run the World (Girls)" -- the chorus of which asks, "Who run the world?" then answers
Swimming let me be competitive in a way that I wasn't in any other part of my adolescent life, which I think is a trait that's so critically important to encourage, particularly in young girls who are often taught to be nice, to compromise
"I was watching the boys play, and I went up to the coach and asked if I could try out, because it looked like I could help
Parents should put pressure on the DOE to publish a complete inventory of physical education curricula, time and space allocated to physical education classes, along with the number of qualified teachers for each school.
Despite our incredible progress over the years, we still have more work to do. Although our female Olympians broke through new barriers, future generations of American women are facing declining athletic opportunity.
Here's a quiz: Is it worse for a girl to tear her ACL playing soccer or for a boy to get multiple concussions playing football?