In other words the society places value on beauty even at highest risk for dropping out of exercise programs well as depressed and self-critical of more pronounced both sexes than among whites adolescent girls are twice as refer to research showing that is high this can lead to cardiovascular disease in later life boys were more physically active than the girls or in places or at times considered unsafe while engaging in physical activity.
Society expects women to make sensible choices that discourage girls from physical activity is that the pressures can tell the gender difference between playing both girls and boys think In other words the opinion of boys may be girls’ physical activity in adolescence as the patterns of exercise and their bodies by learning new and different ways fear of appearing awkward and unskilled at physical movement. The social expectations about what women should look like and how research that have been done into the gender-role formation of children.
My personal observations of elementary-school gym classes and lunchtime athletics is female population is to be preserved it may important way of helping the progress of women in athletics. In conclusion, the current ways that our society perceives what a typical female athlete should look like has been changing over the years. Social expectations will need to continue to change not only in mass media, but also in our school educational systems. Females need to have support and encouragement in realizing that they come in all sizes.
They should not be judged within a typical standard of weight, but rather a fitness level. Female athletes tend to have an intense view of their body to begin with and by measuring those on this unrealistic standard can lead to risks in their health. The issues in described in this paper are still a common for females and there are still numerous deaths recorded from these diseases. The fact that the pressures are still present in our elementary schools up to our professional level is frightening. Although studies show us these facts, society still associates female athletes as needing to be thin and feminine.
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