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Two teenage girls playing football.

Research Report: Puberty & Sport: An Invisible Stage

Girls are less active than boys and by age 13 – 15, only 8% of girls meet the Chief Medical Officer’s recommendation that young people aged 5 – 18 should do 60 minutes of physical activity every day.

Professional female footballers meeting with young fans

Case Study: FA Player Appearances – The Influence of Elite Sport Stars

This report looks at the impact of elite sport stars on girls. The Football Association (FA) runs an established ambassador programme, enabling female football players to share their stories and inspire at a local level, with female players visiting schools and community groups for a number of years.