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The Influence of Gender-Role Socialization, Media Use, and Sports Participation on Perceptions of Sex-Appropriate Sports

  title={The Influence of Gender-Role Socialization, Media Use, and Sports Participation on Perceptions of Sex-Appropriate Sports},
  author={Marie Hardin and Jennifer Greer},
  journal={Journal of sport behavior},
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