PCA: Getting and Keeping K-12 Girls in Sports and Physical Activity

Evidence-Based Best Practices and Keys

Over a six-month period, a research team from the Departments of Kinesiology at Cal State East Bay and Saint Mary’s College of California, with support from the Positive Coaching Alliance Gender Equity Initiative, examined best practices and breakthroughs for getting girls* into the game and advancing gender equity in youth sports programming. The team, all of whom are lifelong athletes and coaches dedicated to advancing gender equity in sports, convened to review over 150 research studies and reports to highlight what works for helping girls engage in K-12 athletics. These top 10 evidence-based tips summarize the findings to empower youth sports coaches, families, school staff, community leaders, and all stakeholders to level the playing field for girls and women in sports.

Check out the full article from Positive Coaching Alliance here.

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