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61

true or false: female athletes enjoy greater financial rewards than male athletes today

FALSE: male athletes still enjoy greater financial rewards than female athletes

62

what happened at the 1996, UNs 4th world conference on women?

-increased efforts to provide sports opportunities
-new efforts to promote education, health and human right for females all over the world

63

true or false: womens sports are still not covered as often or with the same detail as mens sports

true

64

race

involves reference to physical traits BUT is based on meanings that people have given to those particular physical traits

65

ethnicity

-not based on physical traits
-based on characteristics associated with cultural traditions and background

66

minority group

a socially identified group that experiences discrimination and suffers social disadvantages

67

the black athlete - view of the past

-only white athletes were allowed to play on major league baseball teams
-black athletes played in negro leagues

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who was the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues (1947)?

jackie robinson

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what were the 2 major concerns of native peoples with respect to sports?

1) equity concerns (bottom of social ladder, lack financial resources, sports facilities, coaching and sporting event opportunities)
2) cultural concerns
(maintenance of culture values in sports e.g., snow snake or lacross e.g, inclusion and sharing (vs competition))

70

what are 3 derogatory words for disabled

crippled, handicapped, retarded

71

who was the first north american athlete to "come out"? (1976)

dave kopay

72

gay games

-formed in 1982
-people of all sexual orientations are welcomed

73

what is the key philosophy of gay games?

participation, support, inclusiveness, enjoyment

74

why were older adults discouraged from participating in sport?

1) developmental theory
2) old medical practice

75

is there a greater emphasis on illness prevention or treatment?

illness prevention

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is there a bigger emphasis on involvement in participation sports or performance sports?

participation

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is there a bigger emphasis on performance sports or on physical activities that involve lifetime skills

physical activities that involve lifetime skills