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Older Women

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Older Women. / Jenkin, Claire.

Developing Sport for Women and Girls. Routledge, 2020. (Routledge Studies in Sport Development).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Harvard

Jenkin, C 2020, Older Women. in Developing Sport for Women and Girls. Routledge Studies in Sport Development, Routledge.

APA

Jenkin, C. (2020). Older Women. In Developing Sport for Women and Girls (Routledge Studies in Sport Development). Routledge.

Vancouver

Jenkin C. Older Women. In Developing Sport for Women and Girls. Routledge. 2020. (Routledge Studies in Sport Development).

Author

Jenkin, Claire. / Older Women. Developing Sport for Women and Girls. Routledge, 2020. (Routledge Studies in Sport Development).

Bibtex

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