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Victoria University study shows inappropriate uniforms impact desire of girls and young women to participate in sport

Victoria University study shows inappropriate uniforms impact desire of girls and young women to participate in sport
February 26, 2021
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Karen Sweaney

Co-founder and Editor, Australasian Leisure Management

Artist, geoscientist and specialist writer on the leisure industry, Karen Sweaney is Editor and co-founder of Australasian Leisure Management.

Based in Sydney, Australia, her specific areas of interest include the arts, entertainment, the environment, fitness, tourism and wellness.

She has degrees in Fine Arts from the University of Sydney and Geological Oceanography from UNSW.

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