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Adolescents' perceptions of masculine and feminine values in sport and physical education: A study of gender differences

Abstract:

In present study we investigated possible gender differences in how 357 secondary-school students valued the importance of masculine and feminine characteristics within sport and physical education and how their ratings of values were related to their participation in gendered sport. The results indicated that boys rated appearance strength, sports competence, endurance strength, and masculinity as significantly more important than did girls. Girls rated appearance good looking face, appearan...

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10.1007/s11199-005-3730-x

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Klomsten, AT More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Skaalvik, EM More by this author
Journal:
SEX ROLES
Volume:
52
Issue:
9-10
Pages:
625-636
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1573-2762
ISSN:
0360-0025
URN:
uuid:08858119-2b39-48d8-a86a-53eb5ccf08ff
Source identifiers:
103224
Local pid:
pubs:103224

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