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Lori A. Gano-Overway

, Bladek, Forsythe, Hamel, & McChesney, 2018; Tinius, Ringenberg, & Maples, 2018, this issue) as well as disparities and differences that affect the health, livelihood, and well-being of women (e.g., see Kane & LaVoi, 2018, this issue). Further, many of the same issues that were apparent when the journal

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Claire-Marie Roberts and Jacky Forsyth

showcase of current research on female-specific health and medical issues and opportunities arising from women’s participation in sport and exercise. Aside from these common themes, the conference sought to kickstart a redressing of the gender disparity of participants in sport and exercise science

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Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Kara D. Denstel, Kim Beals, Jordan Carlson, Scott E. Crouter, Thomas L. McKenzie, Russell R. Pate, Susan B. Sisson, Amanda E. Staiano, Heidi Stanish, Dianne S. Ward, Melicia Whitt-Glover and Carly Wright

Report). 1 Approximately 37% of 6-12 year old children reported playing a team sport (organized or unorganized) on a regular basis (State of Play 2017 Report). 1 There is a significant socioeconomic disparity in sport participation: approximately 12% of children from high-income households (≥$100

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Maureen R. Weiss

groundbreaking work in this area. The first three articles in this section specifically address physical activity trends, disparities, and interventions for African American and Latino children and youth, two populations that show lower levels and steeper declines in physical activity over the childhood years

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Shannon S. C. Herrick and Lindsay R. Duncan

explore the intersection of gender, sport, and aggression among participants in a recreational boxing program developed for cis- and transgender women survivors of violence. VanKim et al 48 investigated weight and disparities in weight-related behavior among transgender students and found that compared

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State and Regional Disparities in Vigorous Physical Activity Levels Among US Children and Adolescents Gopal K. Singh * Michael D. Kogan * Mohammad Siahpush * Peter C. van Dyck * 1 2009 6 1 73 87 10.1123/jpah.6.1.73 Physical Fitness of Rural Children Compared With Urban Children in North Cyprus

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Ahmadi Gohari * Mitra Shadkam Farokhi * Ali Mirzazadeh * 1 04 2020 28 02 2020 17 4 435 442 10.1123/jpah.2019-0426 jpah.2019-0426 Updated National Estimates of Disparities in Physical Activity and Sports Participation Experienced by Children and Adolescents With Disabilities: NSCH 2016–2017 Samantha M

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Snowboard Athletes Ben C. Sporer * Anita Cote * Gordon Sleivert * 9 2012 7 3 295 297 10.1123/ijspp.7.3.295 All for One and One for All! Disparity Between Overall Crew’s and Individual Rowers’ Pacing Strategies During Rowing Andrew Renfree * Louise Martin * Ashley Richards * Alan St Clair

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Jessica Gugusheff, Bridget C. Foley, Katherine B. Owen, Bradley Drayton, Ding Ding, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Charlotte Lund Rasmussen, Adrian E. Bauman and Margaret Thomas

greater amounts of LTPA. 19 – 22 Conversely, socioeconomic disparities in walking are less pronounced, likely due to its universal accessibility and the use of walking for transport. 23 Therefore, it seems that the most disadvantaged are missing out on the additional benefits that moderate to vigorous

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Xiaoxia Zhang, Xiangli Gu, Tao Zhang, Priscila Caçola and Jing Wang

’s fitness and fatness in terms of ethnicity, which may inform the design of interventions to address ethnic disparity in fitness promotion and obesity prevention in early childhood. According to the most recent national recommendation for movement behaviors, school-aged children should accumulate at least