TITLE

NSGA: EXERCISE WALKING PARTICIPANTS CONTINUES TO GROW

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
SGB;May2009, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a survey conducted by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) in order to determine sports participation activity in 2008 in the U.S. The survey has revealed that exercise walking has remained the number one sports participation activity followed by swimming and exercising with equipment. Participation in tackle football has decreased by 3.7% to 10.5 million, whereas participation in ice hockey declined by 7.7% to 1.9 million.
ACCESSION #
41023664

 

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