Sports

Sports

The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Less than meets the eye

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Sheila Block
Publisher: 
Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg

Discusses how the Children's Fitness Tax Credit may unfairly advantage some Canadian families and leave others behind. As well, how the design of the tax credit does not take into account differences in participation in physical activity by gender.

Women and sport

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme
Publication Date: 
2002
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Toronto, ON

Presents articles and essays that examine the agendas behind the insistence that sports are little more than recreation or entertainment and not worthy of serious study.

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WOMH.W66 2002

Sports and menstrual periods: the female athlete triad

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Childrens Hospital Boston
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1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Looks at athletic girls who have disordered eating, no periods and osteoporosis, aka the "female athlete triad."

On the move: increasing participation of girls and women in physical activity and sport: a handbook

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English
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Paper
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Jennifer Fenton
Bryna Kopelow
Claudia Viviani
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a handbook designed to help encourage non-active teenage women to participate in fun-filled, supportive, low skill level team recreational activity.

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WOMI.P76 1994

Harassment in sport: a guide to policies, procedures and resources

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines harassment in sport, and provides a generic policy for sports organizations to tailor to handle harassment issues effectively.

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WOMI.H37 1994

Women in international sport: achieving gender equality

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English
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Paper
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Judy Kent
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Gloucester, ON

Provides information on the 'what' and 'why' of gender equity and explains how international sporting federations can understand the issues and be supportive.

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GEND.K46 1996

Towards gender equity for women in sport: a handbook for sport organizations

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides tools and suggestions for sports leaders to better understand the issue of gender equity in sports, as well as ensuring a full range of oppotunities and equitable participation for girls and women.

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GEND.C36 1995

Self-esteem, sport and physical activity (abridged version)

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English
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Peggy Edwards
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
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Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Gloucester, ON

Examines the link between low self-esteem and lack of physical activity among adolescent women. Offers tips to make physical activity more empowering for young women.

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HEAE.E39 1993

Outcome of injury among female recreational ice hockey players

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English
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Online
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Research Update
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Summarizes research into the incidence and nature (anatomy, diagnosis, and mechanism) of injuries suffered by female recreational ice hockey players. Based on a study of two hockey leagues in Edmonton.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Mothers in motion: encouraging women to be active with their children

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Krista Benoit
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the "Mothers in Motion" web site program available from the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity. Emphasizes that a mother's participation in sport increases her child's participation.

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ISSN 14800039
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