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Young people's participation in sport in Northern Ireland



Young people's participation in sport in Northern Ireland



International Review for the Sociology of Sport 32(4): 419-431



This paper reports the findings of a survey of 2295 young people aged from 7 to 17 years, who were attending 119 schools in Northern Ireland, UK. The survey was concerned with the level, extent, antecedents and consequences of sport participation. Four sports (soccer, swimming, netball and Gaelic football) accounted for just over half of the nominated 'top sports'.

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DOI: 10.1177/101269097032004006



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