Perceptions of women in sport by Patricia Price Genovese

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  • Women athletes,
  • College students -- Attitudes

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Statementby Patricia Price Genovese.
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Paginationvi, 105 leaves ;
Number of Pages105
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Open LibraryOL23313722M

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