Lessons Learned From Title IX: Life-Long Benefits from Sports Should be Available To All

“Think about the effort and the huge sums of money spent on educational programs to deal with our nation’s problems: obesity, teen pregnancy, low graduation rates and life-long health. The good news is that we already have a ready-made educational program that would address all these areas; school sports. The Women’s Sports Foundation’s research, Her Life Depends on It II, details the rewards flowing from sports participation. In short, sports lead to more educational attainment, a more productive economy and a healthier population.”

Read the entire article by Nancy Hogshead-Makar here.