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Are you in relationship with gratitude? @coachquam
by coachquam
posted November 24, 2014 at 12:35pm

Research shows that grateful people are happier and healthier. How grateful are you?...more

"Forgive me Father for I have thinned": Confessions, Surveillance, and the Biggest Loser
by The Rabbit Hole
posted November 24, 2014 at 10:01am

Photo from The Huffington Post.This past July, a colleague and I published an article in the journal, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health.  Our impetus for this particular research project was to try and see how viewers of The Biggest ...more

The perfect paradox: Political ideology and sports
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted November 20, 2014 at 11:20pm

Tweet Nick Paumgarten has a terrific post at The New Yorker about the stylishness of golden age Soviet hockey in spite of the rigid Communist political system that spawned it. Anatoli Tarasov was appointed by Stalin after World War II to develop a powerh...more

C’mon Barbie – Girls Can’t Code?
by Pretty Tough
posted November 20, 2014 at 10:05am

In a picture book ironically titled “Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer,” readers  are invited into the iconic character’s kitchen, where she sits at the table working on a game she’s creating to teach kids how com...more

How to Know if it is a Sprain or a Break?
by Sports Girls Play
posted November 17, 2014 at 4:35pm

If you have an athlete, there is going to come a time where they get injured. Ankle injuries are VERY common and can happen when you least expect it. So how do you know if it is a sprain or a break? That photo is of my daughter’s ankle a few week...more

Tickets now on sale for the 2015 Pac-12 tournament in March at KeyArena
by Jayda Evans: Womens Hoops Blog
posted November 17, 2014 at 4:31pm

From the Pac-12:     PAC-12 BEGINS SELLING TICKETS TO 2015 PAC-12 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNEY Tournament set for March 5-8 at KeyArena in Seattle   San Francisco – The Pac-12 announced today that all-tournament passes for the...more

Huntsville-Alabama Title IX case and how we understand violence and athletes
by Title IX Blog
posted November 15, 2014 at 12:41pm

Erin has already written about the sexual assault case in Huntsville, but I want to put it in the larger context of what I have been seeing, thinking, and discussing.  We have been hearing a lot about sexual assault and intercollegiate football of la...more

What has Baseball Phenom Mo’ne Davis Been Up To?
by Pretty Tough
posted November 15, 2014 at 12:35pm

What has 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis done since becoming the first girl to pitch a shut-out at the Little League World Series? What hasn’t she done? Mo’ne , who earned a place on the cover of Sports Illustrated during he...more

How to Handle Pain (and Stress) via @LashindaDemus
by Official Website of Lashinda Demus - Go Woman Go
posted November 14, 2014 at 7:14pm

  Ever since I starting running track at 5 years old, pain has accompanied me in my training and my competitions. So I decided at an early age that: Pain is something that I can’t avoid. I am capable of overcoming it. A lot of ...more

Mumbra's Muslim girls kick out stereotypes
by Muslim Women in Sports
posted November 14, 2014 at 2:14pm

By Kamayani Bali-MahabalThey started off as a secret sports club. What brought them together was their shared love for football, a game they couldn't dream of playing owing to their conservative family backgrounds. After all, how could young girls, who we...more

Top Reasons Girls & Young Women Need Sports
by Pretty Tough
posted November 13, 2014 at 12:24pm

(Original Post) I remember being told by my male gymnastics coach once when I was younger: “You run like a girl.” As I walked back towards the end of the line after finishing my vault routine, I recall thinking to myself: “But I am a gir...more

A Coach’s Guide To Creating Harmony On A Female Team via @CoachDawnWrites
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted November 12, 2014 at 8:55pm

source Mean girls.  We’ve all heard that phrase and I worry that we all believe it on some levels.  I’ve heard coaches, mothers, and female athletes themselves talking about how girls and women can’t get along and that their t...more

Healthy Holiday Entertaining on WBAL
by Balanced Health and Nutrition
posted November 11, 2014 at 8:13pm

Are you counting down the days to Thanksgiving? Is your grocery shopping list already taking shape on the refrigerator? WBAL TV11 News Before you set those Thanksgiving dinner menus in stone, take a look at my Healthy Holiday Entertaining tips from my...more

I Choose You via @TiffanyWeimer
by Tiffany Weimer
posted November 10, 2014 at 5:09pm

I had an interaction with a sales man at a phone case store. He looked at my extra battery charger iPhone case (because I use it a lot okay. I have a lot of friends) He said it wasn’t very fun. I replied with “It’s functional. An...more

#HappyHolidaysChallenge: The “F” Word We All Love…FUN!
by Balanced Health and Nutrition
posted November 10, 2014 at 4:53pm

Hello there! If you’re reading for the first time or just stopping by for the fun, I’m doing a “Happy Holidays” wellness challenge to help you cultivate more health and happiness the rest of 2014. Catch up on the details on how t...more

6 Ways to Help Girls Win the War on Self-Esteem
by Pretty Tough
posted November 8, 2014 at 5:59pm

Women may be gaining ground in the battle for equality, but they are still losing the war on self-esteem. Nothing is more important than how you feel and think about yourself so I was shocked to discover that girls’ self-esteem peaks at ni...more

OCR Finds Title IX Violations at Princeton
by Title IX Blog
posted November 7, 2014 at 10:10am

The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights announced yesterday that it has entered into a resolution agreement with Princeton University after finding that the university violated Title IX in the manner on which it handled reports of sexual ass...more

I never change. I simply become more myself. via @LashindaDemus
by Official Website of Lashinda Demus - Go Woman Go
posted November 7, 2014 at 10:05am

“I never change. I simply become more myself.” – Joyce Carol Oates Young ladies, you should be looking forward to your 30’s. I truly feel more free each day to truly be myself and truly be proud of who that is. Don’t lea...more

Church Announces Retirement; 17 New Members Join @NACWAA
by NACWAA Blog: Inspiring Perspectives
posted November 7, 2014 at 10:03am

Author:  NACWAA November 6, 2014 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Senior Associate Commissioner Barbara Church announced that she will retire at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Church has served intercollegiate at...more

3 Ways Women Can Be Effective Leaders
by Coach Dawn Writes
posted November 5, 2014 at 5:59pm

source In my post, 3 Ways To Keep Females In Coaching And Athletics Administration, I talk about the lack of ladies in athletics…and the numbers were pretty dramatic.  If you’re interested in seeing all of the numbers and a link to the ...more

Alcorn State Football Player Remains Eligible Depsite Prior Sex Offense
by Title IX Blog
posted November 5, 2014 at 9:54am

Inside Higher Education reported today about the controversy surrounding football player Jamil Cooks who was recruited by Alcorn State after committing sexual assault at his prior institution, the Air Force Academy.  This week the NCAA confirmed that...more

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