Physical Self-Concept and Sports: Do Gender Differences Still Exist?

@article{Klomsten2004PhysicalSA,
  title={Physical Self-Concept and Sports: Do Gender Differences Still Exist?},
  author={Anne Torhild Klomsten and E. Skaalvik and G. A. Espnes},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2004},
  volume={50},
  pages={119-127}
}
Gender differences in physical self-concept among elementary- and secondary-school students were investigated. Physical self-concept was measured by the Physical Self-Description Questionnaire. The results indicated significantly higher physical self-concept in boys than in girls in eight subdomains, as well as global physical self-concept and self-esteem. Physical self-concept decreased with increasing age, and there was a significant age by gender interaction in the global physical, body fat… Expand
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