Marjorie Snyder's scientific contributions

Publications (4)

Technical Report
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Girls and Women shines a light on the current landscape for girls and women in sport reflected in the latest data from nearly 500 research reports and results from a new national survey of more than 2,300 women working in women's sport. Taking stock of where we are in achieving gender equity in sport requires study, transparency and candor. This gr...
Technical Report
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This study sought to answer two general research questions: 1. Are U.S. public high schools offering fewer opportunities to participate in interscholastic sport? 2. How does involvement in interscholastic sport influence the positive development of adolescents when compared to involvement in other types of extracurricular activities? This report...

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... Oftentimes, coaches may tend to favor and are more comfortable working with a specific personality regardless of coping skill set or, due to the limited number of high school athletes competing in field events when compared to the extensive number of Division I programs, attracting a specific type of athletic mindset may simply come down to challenges in recruiting. Lastly, the stage at which females matriculate into this sport due to school funding, lack of access, limited role models, or social stigma challenges experienced prior to college (Staurowsky et al., 2020), may influence the maturation of optimal coping skill response, which was beyond the scope of this study but warrants further attention. ...
... In the US, sports among younger youth are not tied to school, as elementary schools typically do not have sports teams. In contrast, sports teams are very common in US high schools (Veliz et al., 2019), which may afford older youth in non-MSAs more opportunity to participate in sports at school than in MSAs. Overall, this likely equates to more playing time and greater satisfaction (Hill & Green, 2008;Schlechter et al., 2018;Wicker, 1968) which may ultimately allow for a higher proportion of rural youth to participate in sport, particularly among older youth. ...