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Anne C. Russ, Dani M. Moffit and Jamie L. Mansell

Sexual harassment is a sensitive and pervasive topic in higher education. Programs and institutions have the responsibility to protect the students from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, 2011). While much attention has been focused toward on-campus interactions (i.e., professor/student, student/student), many students participate in off-campus fieldwork and internships associated with coursework, where the students are still protected under Title IX. The purpose of this discussion is to define sexual harassment, summarize research regarding sexual harassment in a fieldwork setting, consider how sexual harassment affects students, and identify resources to help programs identify and respond to sexual harassment.

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Mindy Millard-Stafford, Ann E. Swanson and Matthew T. Wittbrodt

federal legislation (Title IX), sport opportunities for US women increased beyond high school (eg, due to college scholarships), although the deadline for institutions to comply was much later. Moreover, recent financial incentives from US National Team/Olympic medal compensation and professionalism are

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Maureen M. Smith

As women age, society assigns stereotypes that suggest that older women are no longer capable of being competent athletes. In considering the experiences of older women in sport from a sociological perspective, this article provides a short summary of works examining older women in masters sport settings, as well as three brief case studies of older women engaged in sport and movement. As American women age, more of them will have experienced organized high school sport (after the passage of Title IX), suggesting that the experiences of older women in sport will take on new dimensions and meanings worthy of exploration.

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Jen D. Wong, Julie S. Son, Stephanie T. West, Jill J. Naar and Toni Liechty

up. They go around and take care of all the other fields but not this one.” Period effect on competitive softball participation Although the women in our study did not explicitly address the influences of the enactment of Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 on female sports

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George B. Cunningham, Erin Buzuvis and Chris Mosier

address locker room inclusion. The three primary legal grounds that have been used to challenge the exclusion of transgender users from locker rooms and other intimate facilities like bathrooms are Title IX, the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause, and state law. Title IX is federal law that prohibits

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Hannah R. Thompson, Bhaani K. Singh, Annie Reed, Robert García, Monica Lounsbery, Benjamin D. Winig and Kristine A. Madsen

existing school health laws. Lawsuits levied to enforce existing education law are not uncommon. For instance, since the passage of Title IX of the US Education Amendments Act of 1972, which protects against discrimination based on sex in educational activities receiving federal financial assistance

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Phillip Post and Rebecca Palacios

effective peer-led health promotion: The example of a Stop Smoking in Schools Trial (ASSIST) . Health Education Research, 24 , 977 – 988 . PubMed ID: 19684123 doi:10.1093/her/cyp045 10.1093/her/cyp045 Stevenson , B. ( 2010 ). Beyond the classroom: Using Title IX to measure the return to high school

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Melinda A. Solmon

) Coeducational Classes Just as court-ordered desegregation that produced drastic changes in the characteristics of school students, the passage and implementation of Title IX in the 1970s also had far-reaching effects on school physical education programs ( Solmon, 2014 ). Meant to ensure that girls in schools

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Kendahl Shortway, Marina Oganesova and Andrew Vincent

refers to informing an authority. It is possible to report an incident of sexual assault to the Title IX office, campus police, or local police, and that does not necessitate that the alleged victim must press charges against the alleged perpetrator. College students are more likely to disclose the

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Karen S. Meaney and Sonya L. Armstrong

and Nondiscrimination) Similarly, Florida Atlantic University includes reference to bullying in its regulations but limits its use to a sexual harassment discussion: Discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities receiving federal financial funding as set forth in Title IX of