Role of friendship in young women sport participation
Research by StreetGames has found that friendship has a key role to play to drive sport participation in young women.
- 63% of young women say they won't play sport or exercise without a friend by their side.
- Since school, 44% of young women have rarely played any sport.
- 77% of young women said the number one reason for playing sport would be to catch up with their friends.
The research is published alongside a guide which considers how friendship groups can influence and impact on successful physical activity programmes.
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