Exploring Self-Esteem in Girls’ Sports Program: Competencies and Connections Create Change

October 1st, 2012 | RESEARCH

This article explores the development of self-esteem and confidence in the context of an afterschool sports program for adolescent girls. The program focuses on boosting girls' perceived competence and improving skills related to career development, particularly networking.


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Ellen Markowitz, Author, PowerPlay NYC


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 16
Page(s): 11

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Access and Inclusion: Women and Girls
Audience: Educators | Teachers | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs