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Active Women: Facts and Stats

Active Women

Developed by the Department of Sport and Recreation, this brochure examines how active Western Australian women are and common barriers to their participation in sport and recreation.

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Active Women Adobe PDF 566 kB

Key areas covered include:

  • Female participation rates in organised sport or physical activity;
  • Most popular physical activity options;
  • What motivates women to be active;
  • Most common barriers for women to participate in physical activity;
  • Types of social support used by women to participate in physical activity; and,
  • Strategies used in planning and maintaining an active lifestyle and relation of television viewing and computer use to physical activity.

Year published: 2004

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