Self-Esteem, Sport and Physical Activity

Publisher/Sponsor: 

Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)
Author/Presenter: 
Peggy Edwards

This article discusses the issue of self-esteem and young women in Canada today. It provides evidence to suggest that sport and physical activity can positively influence self-esteem in adolescent women. It offers a checklist for ways in which leaders, coaches and teachers can reinforce positive self-esteem.

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