Understanding and addressing the barriers to sport and recreation participation, for disadvantaged communities in Victoria

Dimitri Batras, B Smith, Margaret Thomas, W Hodge

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Abstract

While population based physical activity programs can have a broad reach they often do not successfully engage socially disadvantaged members of the community. Involvement in organised sport and recreation can potentially offer disadvantaged groups a range of benefits, including improved social, mental and physical wellbeing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e91 - e92
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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