Gender and Sport Participation

  title={Gender and Sport Participation},
  author={Karen M. Appleby and Elaine Foster},
  • Karen M. Appleby, Elaine Foster
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Sport is both one of the most celebrated and contested institutions in our society. In ancient times, sport served various social functions, from spiritual and religious expression to applied practice for warfare. Historically, sport has been used as spectacle for the public, both for entertainment and social purposes. Sport also provides professional opportunities for athletes and coaches. 

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