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High School Athletic Participation, Sexual Behavior and Adolescent Pregnancy

Source: Journal of Adolescent Health
Date Published: 1999

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This article describes a study that determined that girls' participation in sports was directly proportional to reduced frequency of sexual behavior and, indirectly, to pregnancy risk.

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