Estimados amigos y
colegas de habla Hispana,
La mision de WomenSportInternational es desarrollar deportes para
mujeres a nivel mundial a travez de la aplicacion de investigacion,
educacion y auspicio. Publicamos este material en nuestra pagina
de internet tan pronto nos es posible. En el futuro publicaremos
materiales en Espanol cuando nos sea posible. Esperamos que esto
ayude a nustros miembros y visitantes de habla Hispana.
Gracias por su apoyo, Carole Oglesby Link
to Spanish Resources
Dear Spanish speaking friends
The WomenSportInternational mission is to develop sport for women
around the globe through the application of research, education
and advocacy. We publish such material on our website as often as
we can. In the future, we will publish materials in Spanish when
we are able. We hope this will be a helpful step to our Spanish-speaking
members and visitors.
Thanks for all you do, Carole Oglesby. Link
to Spanish Resources
Women's Sport on the Web
A good place to start for an overview of the variety of women's
sports sites is the WWW
Women's Sports Pages which contains many links organized by
Unfortunately, there are very few sites dealing with issues in
women's sports although the US-based Feminist Majority Foundation
provides an Internet gateway to Women
and Girls in Sports containing a list of Internet resources
pertaining to women's sports. They have also made available their
Feminist Majority Foundation's Empowering Women in Sports Report
which documents from an American perspective the continuing inequity
and sex discrimination prevalent in the field of sports.
The International Olympic Committee has recently updated their
site, and it contains a good section on Women
in the Olympic Movement. It has informative sub-sections on:
- the evolution of women's participation in sport
- women in the administrative structures of the Olympic movement
- IOC women and sport working group
- regional information, seminars and world conferences on women
- cooperation with other sport organizations
A website has been launched, Winter 2004, Womens
SportsNet.com - The One Source for Women's Sports.
The Athletic Woman's Survival Guide
- How to win the battle against eating disorders, amenorrhea, osteoporosis
Carol L. Otis, MD and Roger Goldingay, Human Kinetics, Champaign,
IL 2000, 263 pp.
Ceila H. Brackenridge, Routledge, London & New York, 2001, 284
This book is part of the Ethics and Sport series.
Women in Sport
Blackwell Science, London. Ed. Barbara L. Drinkwater, Ph.D. 2000,
There are 42 chapters related to sports medicine and women athletes.
Healthy hearts, healthy women: how
women can prevent or reverse heart disease.
Wells, Christine L. (2001) Monterey, Ca: ExerciseScience Publishers.
Dr. Wells, a pioneer in exercise physiology and sports medicine,
has written an important and useful book. Heart disease is the #1
killer of women in the Western world. This book provides women with
information and tools for effective action to reduce the risk of
Passport to Dignity
Connecting the 12 areas of concern of the Beijing Platform for Action,
PBFA, to the Human Rights Framework for the fulfillment of Human
Rights of women of all ages, worldwide. More...