Interpersonal violence against children in sport in the Netherlands and Belgium.

@article{Vertommen2016InterpersonalVA,
  title={Interpersonal violence against children in sport in the Netherlands and Belgium.},
  author={Tine Vertommen and Nicolette Schipper-van Veldhoven and Kristien Wouters and Jarl K. Kampen and Celia H. Brackenridge and Daniel J. A. Rhind and Karel Neels and Filip Van Den Eede},
  journal={Child abuse \& neglect},
  year={2016},
  volume={51},
  pages={
          223-36
        }
}
The current article reports on the first large-scale prevalence study on interpersonal violence against children in sport in the Netherlands and Belgium. Using a dedicated online questionnaire, over 4,000 adults prescreened on having participated in organized sport before the age of 18 were surveyed with respect to their experiences with childhood psychological, physical, and sexual violence while playing sports. Being the first of its kind in the Netherlands and Belgium, our study has a… 
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