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NEW! The Decade of Decline: Gender Equity in High School Sports
The SHARP Center's new report, The Decade of Decline: Gender Equity in High School Sports, shows that progress toward gender equity in interscholastic high school sports slowed, and perhaps even reversed direction, during the 2000s.
Read and download the press release here.
August, 2012--Dr. Michelle Segar (IRWG and SHARP) discusses exercise motivation with Jane Brody in the New York Times.
SHARP Associate Director Michelle Segar's Study Shows Men and Women Respond Differently to Advertisements Promoting Fitness
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the study finds a promise of "daily well-being" motivates women to exercise, while "weight loss" and "health" are more motivational for men.
Learn more and see a research-related video here.
SHARP Codirector Kathy Babiak Addresses Japan Sports Management Association
December, 2011. SHARP Codirector Kathy Babiak will deliver the keynote address at the Fourth Conference of the Japan Sports Management Association, December 10-11, at Tokyo's Waseda University. Her topic is "Women, Sport, and Social Responsibility: Opportunities for Collaboration and Change."