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Identification with sports teams by fans of women's sports

Identification with sports teams by fans of women's sports

Perceptual and Motor Skills 99(2): 575-576

ISSN/ISBN: 0031-5125

PMID: 15560346

DOI: 10.2466/pms.99.2.575-576

Previous studies on why sports fans identify with a particular team have focused on fans of men's sports teams. This study examined why fans favor a particular women's sports team. Based on survey responses from 273 self-identified fans of women's sports, athletes are most frequently cited as the reason for choosing a favorite women's sports team.

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