Basketball: Girls Rocking It
In 1972, equality of the sexes took a major step forward with the enactment of Title IX, which said that young women could not be excluded from playing their favorite sports in school. By 1976, women's basketball was an Olympic sport and well en route to becoming one of the most popular women's sports. This book introduces all the tips, tricks, and courtside lingo of basketball to active middle school-aged girls. The rules of the game are covered, as are the drills, nutrition essentials, and health regimens that will turn any devoted athlete into a star on the court.