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Changing rooms: time for a makeover
  1. P Dimitri1,
  2. F Davidson2,
  3. N Wright3
  1. 1The Academic Unit of Child Health, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
  2. 2School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Beech Hill Road, Sheffield, UK
  3. 3Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Western Bank, Sheffield, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr N Wright
    Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK; n.p.wright{at}sheffield.ac.uk

Abstract

This study explores the concerns expressed by primary school children and their parents about changing arrangements for PE at school. In 39% of schools pupils had expressed anxieties. Are traditional arrangements where children get changed for PE in mixed sex classrooms still appropriate in view of the younger age at which children are now starting puberty?

  • changing
  • school
  • puberty
  • early

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Footnotes

  • Published Online First 13 December 2005

  • Competing interests: none

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