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Women In Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win (Hardback)

By Ignotofsky, Rachel

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Women in Sports highlights notable women's contributions to competitive athletics to inspire readers young and old. Keeping girls interested in sports has never been more important: research suggests that girls who play sports get better grades and have higher self-esteem--but gi...rls are six times more likely to quit playing sports than boys and are unlikely to see female athlete role models in the media. A fascinating collection full of striking, singular art, Women in Sports features 50 profiles and illustrated portraits of women athletes from the 1800s to today including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than 40 different sports. The book also contains infographics about relevant topics such as muscle anatomy, a timeline of women's participation in sports, statistics about women in athletics, and influential female teams.
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ISBN 9781607749783
Released AU 18 Jul 2017
Publisher Ten Speed Press
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781607749783
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Ten Speed Press
Imprint Ten Speed Press
Released 18 Jul 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Ignotofsky, Rachel
Category Art Styles: C 1960 -
Popular Culture
Women's Studies
Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Number of Pages 128
Dimensions Width: 198mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 796.044092
Weight 580g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Women, Women athletes, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies, SPORTS & RECREATION / History, Women athletes - History
NBS Text General Sport & Fitness Training
ONIX Text General/trade

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