International Encyclopedia of Women and Sports

In three volumes, the work provides unique international and historical coverage of women's sports from earliest recorded times to the dawn of the twenty-first century.

In 430 A-Z articles, leading scholars and specialists cover numerous sports and sports figures, as well as health issues such as eating disorders, nutrition and bone density, and social issues such as body image, gender equity and Title IX legislation (which mandates equity in school funding for women's sports programs). Articles are signed and include bibliographies.


Available in print: GV709 .I58 2000