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Books, Articles and Audiovisual Material:

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “Exercise During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period.” Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology committee Opinion No. 267, January 2002. Summary available.

Betancourt, Marian, and Nancy Lieberman-Cline. Playing Like a Girl: Transforming Our Lives Through Team Sports. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

Blais, Madeleine. In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle. New York: Warner Books; reissue edition, 1996.

Bolin, Anne, ed. Athletic Intruders: Ethnographic Research on Women, Culture and Exercise. New York: State University of New York Press, 2003.

Cahn, Susan K. Coming on Strong: Gender and Sexuality on Twentieth-Century Women’s Sports. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Coffey, Wayne. Winning Sounds Like This: A Season with the Women’s Basketball Team at Gallaudet, the World’s Only University for the Deaf. Three Rivers, MI: Three Rivers Press, 2003.

Desena, Jennifer, and Carmine Desena. Girl Power: Women on Winning. Andrew and McMeel, 2001.

Festle, Mary Jo. Playing Nice: Politics and Apologies in Women’s Sports. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1996.

Griffin, Pat. Strong Women, Deep Closets: Lesbians and Homophobia in Sports. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 1998.

Gottesman, Jane. Game Face: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like? New York: Random House, 2001.

Hartmann-Tews, Isle, and Gertrud Pfister, eds.  Sports and Women: Social Issues an International Perspective. Routledge, 2003.

Heywood, Leslie, Shari Dworkin, Julie Foudy. Built to Win: The Female Athlete as Cultural Icon. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.

Lyon, Pat and Debby Burgard. Great Shape: The First Fitness Guide for Large Women. IUniverse, 2000.

Messner, Michael A. Taking the Field: Women, Men and Sports. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.

Miller, Ernestine. Making Her Mark: Firsts and Milestones in Women’s Sports. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2002.

Nelson, Miriam. Strong Women Stay Young. New York, Bantam, 2000. 

Nelson, Mariah Burton. The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football: Sexism and the American Culture of Sports. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace, 1994.

Otis, Carol L. and Roger Goldingay. The Athletic Woman’s Survival Guide: How to Win the Battle Against Eating Disorders, Amenorrhea and Osteoporosis.  Human Kinetics, 2000.

Racing Against the Clock. A film about 5 women between 50-82 who are trying to reach the World Masters Athletics Championships. For more information see http://www.racingagainsttheclock.com/.   
Sandoz, Joli and Jody Winans, eds. Whatever it Takes: Women on Women’s Sports.  New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.

Smith, Lissa, Mariah Burton Nelson, and Lucy Danziger, eds. Nike is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports. Bt Bound, 2001.

Sports, Everyone! Recreation and Sports for the Physically Challenged of All Ages.  Cleveland, OH: Conway Green Publishing, 1995.

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