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Weiss publishes on female athletes' commitment to sport participation

Maureen WeissMaureen Weiss, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, along with co-authors Windee Weiss and Anthony Amorose, recently published an article in the Journal of Sports Sciences titled, "Sport commitment among competitive female athletes: Test of an expanded model." In this study, female athletes who reported greater enjoyment, involvement opportunities, and personal investments, and fewer perceived costs and attractive alternative activities, showed greater desire and resolve to continue their sport participation and greater effort and persistence in their training sessions.

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