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Equity Law Helped Spur Rise in Women's Fitness Abilities

Girls have sprinted through the schoolhouse door since federal law first required gender parity in government-financed education programs in 1972, leading to marked improvements in women’s fitness abilities in the decades since.

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Girls have sprinted through the schoolhouse door since federal law first required gender parity in government-financed education programs in 1972. But less obvious is the way those changes led to marked improvements in women’s fitness abilities in the decades since the law took effect, researchers say. (The Dallas Morning News)

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