Andrea Pisaniello, Simone Digennaro, Diana Spulber


This study explores gender differences in sports dropout, analyzing the complex, gender-specific factors behind quitting sports. Using a mixed-methods approach combining questionnaires and focus groups, we identify unique social, psychological, and physical reasons affecting males and females differently. Findings suggest the need for gender-sensitive interventions in sports, highlighting the importance of tailored strategies to enhance long-term participation and equity for all genders.


sport, scienze motorie, inclusion

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